Irrigation Supplies in Greensboro, NC

While there are certainly some more urban or suburban areas here in the Greater Piedmont area and elsewhere throughout North Carolina, a significant portion of our land is used for agricultural production. This use warrants the need for irrigation supplies. 

Not only does irrigation piping provide water for crops, but it also helps to distribute that water evenly and efficiently to ensure the best possible harvest yields. According to the North Carolina Environmental Quality, water used for landscaping irrigation ranges from 25% to 50% of an entire site's water usage in any residential or commercial location. So, having the right irrigation supplies is key to ensuring desired water carry and saturation. 

Many different types of irrigation equipment for agricultural purposes are available, so it can be challenging to know what you need. Piping is one of the key products we supply to our customers in the Greensboro area, across The Tarheel State, and even to other customers throughout the southeast here at Pump, Pipe, Sales & Service (PSI). However, piping aside, our skilled team also brings to the table practical experience supplying all types of agricultural irrigation equipment, including pivots and linears, pumps, wheelines, hose real travelers, and more.

We’ll go into a bit more depth about the different types of irrigation supplies we carry here in Greensboro, NC at PSI, their intended uses, and why they might be suitable for your agricultural operation. As you read along, keep in mind that we offer delivery services, so there’s no need to worry about the logistics of getting this oversized farming irrigation equipment to your property. We can take care of that for you.

Use Cases For Agricultural Irrigation Equipment

There are various reasons farmers and agriculturalists in North Carolina may require irrigation supplies. As hinted at above, not only can irrigation piping ensure effective plant watering, whether they’re row crops, orchards, or nurseries, but it can also give you better control over the sources of the water you utilize to water your plants and also help with water-conservation efforts.

For example, you might want to increase your crop yield without using more water-supply offered by municipal resources. Our Pump, Pipe, Sales & Service team can supply the farm irrigation equipment you need to achieve your goals no matter the source of the agricultural water, including: 

  • Groundwater
  • Springs or Wells
  • Surface Water
  • Rivers, Lakes, or Reservoirs
  • Treated Wastewater
  • Desalinated Water

North Carolina farmers must be careful when removing groundwater, so they aren't depleting the water table and harming the environment. The agricultural irrigation equipment we distribute at PSI allows you to water your crops without damaging our local ecosystem.

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Types of Irrigation Systems Used for Agricultural Production in Greensboro, NC

Your irrigation equipment needs may vary depending on how you’re planning for the distribution of water to occur. Some of the most common irrigation systems include:

The success of irrigation depends on the site and the farming irrigation supplies choices you make. For example, piping choices can impact which of the systems described above you use.

Types of Irrigation Piping Used in Agriculture in North Carolina

No matter whether you’re new to agriculture, looking to transform a parcel into agricultural land, or you’re looking to improve water distribution on your existing farmland, you’ll find that there are various options to choose from when it comes to piping for irrigation purposes. Three of the most commonly used types of irrigation pipes that we carry here at Pump, Pipe, Sales & Service include: 

  • Polyethylene: This type of water pipe is the most popular type of agricultural piping due to its strength, flexibility, and durability. Polyethylene pipes make for a good choice for many rural irrigation applications.
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC): This piping is less flexible, but more resistant to chemicals and ultraviolet (UV) rays than polyethylene pipes. PVC-pipe is, therefore, a good choice for agricultural irrigation systems that require high-pressure water.
  • Reinforced Concrete Pipe (RCP): Buried RCP is often a go-to choice among agriculturalists looking to channel water to irrigate their fields or carry waste-water away from them. This type of piping can withstand a variety of stressors, some of the most extreme weather patterns, and water from various sources. 

Find Irrigation Supplies at Pump, Pipe, Sales & Service in Greensboro, NC

Whether you're looking for mainline piping or drip irrigation supplies, you'll be able to find what you need here at Pump, Pipe, Sales & Service in Greensboro, NC. We carry products from all the best-known brands in the pipe drainage industry

While we’re probably not the only commercial plumbing pipe distributor serving farmers in the Greater Piedmont Triad area, we’re the only piping supplier with a staff that understands the ins and outs of agricultural irrigation in our region and thus can help you source the right products for your needs. Plus, unlike other irrigation companies, PSI is an independently-owned, family-run wholesale water drainage pipe distributor, meaning, that not only do you receive personalized service when working with us, but competitive pricing as well. 

Reach out to us to discuss your water management needs for your North Carolina agricultural site. One of our agricultural drainage specialists can discuss the advantages and disadvantages associated with different water-supply product choices and walk you through all the irrigation supplies you’ll need to ensure the best possible yields. 

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