Rio Grande Basin Initiative

2004-05 Deliverables

Task 4 Extension
Principal Investigator(s): Ron Lacewell

  1. Develop Extension publication (printed and online) of crop planning budgets including newly created cost/returns for representative vegetable production systems using drip irrigation. (December 2004)
  2. Develop an analysis/report of investment and cash flow feasibility of on farm water conservation methods and technologies through a TWRI Technical Report such as LEPA, drip, scheduling, PET based, etc. (multiple reports)
  3. Development, initial validation, and documentation of an integer programming resource allocation model of a representative commercial horticulture operation farm using the GAMS programming language. (Spring 2005 preliminary results with professional papers planned for 2005-6)
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