Barrax Agricultural District


The experimental farm of Barrax area has been selected due to  its flat terrain and the presence of large, uniform land-use units. The summer are very hot and dry, and the area is characterized by water scarcity.



[Click to enlarge]


[Click to enlarge]


[Click to enlarge]

Irrigation type

Water is supplied with pressurized on demand distribution system. Irrigation is on demand mainly with sprinklers.

Crop types

About 65% of cultivated lands at Barrax are dry land (67% winter cereals, 33% fallow) and 35% irrigated land (75% corn, 15% barley/sunflower, 5% alfalfa, 3% onions and 2% vegetables).

Data availability

Meteorological data from the regional network, irrigation volumes of the distribution system, satellite data in the visible and thermal infrared, soil type, land use.