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Drip Irrigation for Food Safety


Drip irrigation can reduce water-born pathogen exposure to vegetables. Dr Karen Killinger talks about assessing the quality of irrigation water and Andy Bary describes the transition from sprinkler irrigation to drip irrigation at the WSU-Puyallup Organic Farm. 7 min 52 sec

Factsheet:Good Agricultural Practices Irrigation Water and Irrigation Systems

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Presented and filmed August 3, 2009, at the WSU-Puyallup Farm Walk (co-sponsored by Tilth Producers of Washington)
Writers and Presenters: Karen Killinger, Andy Bary, Craig Cogger; Director: Doug Collins; Videographer: Bee Cha; Video Editor: Yer Vue; Producers: Doug Collins and Marcy Ostrom, WSU Small Farms Program.

Thank you to the Tallboys and Squirrel Butter for the music.
Video production supported in part by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA Grant #2009-49400-05978

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