[Market-farming] onions

Allan Balliett aballiett at frontiernet.net
Thu Oct 22 06:30:58 EDT 2009


What make drip do you use?

I bought a similarly priced knock off of t-tape this season from our 
professional produce farming supplier. Can't remember the name. Boy, 
was it crap. We had seams open on us over and over again and it 
plugged very early. Never had this with t-tape or the Israeli stuff.

Thanks Allan in WV

>I run one line on top of the ground between twin rows. I use a 
>dripline with close emitters for onions, 6" usually. I suspect 
>different soil types, locations may do things differently, but 
>that's what works well here.
>
>Bill
>
>
>---- Original message ----
>>Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 08:24:56 -0400
>>From: Allan Balliett <aballiett at frontiernet.net> 
>>Subject: Re: [Market-farming] onions 
>>To: Market Farming <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
>>
>>Bill - Do you bury your drip or put it on the surface? Do you just
>>use a couple of runs per bed or a run per row? -Allan in WV
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