Texas AgriLife Extension Service engineers claim they have the best-designed irrigation catch can in the world: The Aggie Catch Can.


Everything from tuna cans to cups are often used to monitor irrigation, but the results must be converted to inches of water applied over the area.


Rulers or graduated cylinders and calculators are needed for the process, and the chance for error by non-professionals is high.


The Aggie Catch Can, however, is cone-shaped and has graduated markings in both inches and millimeters.


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