Monitoring crop growth before and under center-pivot irrigation system using multi-temporal Landsat images
The small town of Eden is located in the Eden Valley in southwest Wyoming. This small community, located in a semi-arid high desert region, consists mainly of agriculture. Growers in the area produce primarily Alfalfa for livestock fodder. Due to the semi-arid climate and sandy soil conditions, salt runoff into the Colorado River through irrigation caused problems prior to the 1980's. The government established a program at this time to encourage Eden Valley farmers to change from flood to center pivot irrigation. Several growers did make the switch to center-pivot irrigation from flood irrigation ...
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