22. March 2023 / World Water Day 2023: Cotton and Irrigation

Cotton and water is a much-discussed topic, with a lot of misinformation circulating. Today, on World Water Day, we provide information about cotton and irrigation:

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On today’s #Worldwaterday learn something about cotton & irrigation:

?         Only 45 % of all cotton fields are irrigated
?          Most used method of irrigation is surface irrigation
?         12 % of all irrigated area is drip irrigated
?          Irrigated fields have higher yields and thus use less land
?          Water is part of a natural cycle, it doesn’t get lost
?          Irrigation makes yield more predictable and therefore offers a more stable income to farmers and their families

Learn more about cotton and irrigation on our website:

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