Efficient irrigation method holds promise for Iraq
Photo Credit: 1st Lt. Joe Correa, 2-69 Armor
1st Lt. Jonathan D. Roland, a platoon leader with Company C, 2nd Brigade, 69th Armor Regiment, and Sgt. Jose Anglero, 1411th Civil Affairs Company, meet with local officials to give local farmers the first of approximately 100 drip irrigation systems. Drip irrigation uses water and fertilizer efficiently by dripping water slowly onto the roots of plants, a method particularly suited to the arid local environment.
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