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Georgia: Irrigation Field Day, Camilla, July 27

Georgia: Irrigation Field Day, Camilla, July 27

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Jul 21, 2017

University of Georgia research on the use of irrigation in high-value Georgia crops, like cotton, peanuts, soybeans and corn, will be at the center of the annual field day at C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park (SIRP) in Camilla, Georgia, on

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Arkansas Corn: When to Stop Irrigating – Look for These Indicators

Arkansas Corn: When to Stop Irrigating – Look for These Indicators

👤By Jason Kelley, University of Arkansas Extension Wheat and Feed Grains Agronomist 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Many early planted corn fields are nearing or are at irrigation termination in South Arkansas. The goal of irrigation termination timing is to have adequate soil moisture to reach the R6 stage (black layer) without irrigating more than needed. This

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Mississippi: Cotton Irrigation Considerations

Mississippi: Cotton Irrigation Considerations

👤By Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University Extension Cotton Specialist 🕔Jul 18, 2017

A few short weeks ago, excessive water was an issue for many; however, today many folks (particularly in the Delta) are in need or rainfall/irrigation.  Given the challenging weather so far this year a couple of points should be considered

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Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Irrigation – Mid-July Results in Peak Water Use for Most Crops

Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Irrigation – Mid-July Results in Peak Water Use for Most Crops

👤By Lyndon Kelley, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Jul 13, 2017

Recent rainfalls have been timely and many areas have adequate moisture for the peak crop water use period for corn and soybeans for a week more. Mid- to late-July corn will use 1-inch of water every four hot days or

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Mississippi Corn: Can I Roll Up the Poly Pipe?

Mississippi Corn: Can I Roll Up the Poly Pipe?

👤By Erick Larson, Mississippi State University Extension Grain Specialist 🕔Jul 12, 2017

As the corn crop nears maturity, knowing when you can safely terminate irrigation timing, while optimizing kernel development and yield potential is likely the most important management decision you will face.

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Arkansas Water Resources Conference, Fayetteville, July 25-26

Arkansas Water Resources Conference, Fayetteville, July 25-26

👤From University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension 🕔Jul 10, 2017

Agricultural uses of water will be a central topic of discussion at this year’s Arkansas Water Resources Center conference. The theme for year’s conference, scheduled for July 25-26 in Fayetteville, is “Protecting Water Supplies for People and the Environment.” Water

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Mississippi Irrigation: Need to Borrow a Flow Meter?

Mississippi Irrigation: Need to Borrow a Flow Meter?

👤By Jason Krutz and Dan Roach, Mississippi State University 🕔Jun 29, 2017

The most important piece of data for running Pipe Planner is flow from your water sources.  Gathering this piece of information can sometimes be difficult.  If you are currently seeking where to get a flow meter there are a number

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North Carolina Cotton: Making Irrigation Decisions

North Carolina Cotton: Making Irrigation Decisions

👤By Guy Collins and Keith Edmisten, North Carolina State University 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Recently, most of the cotton-producing regions of NC have been fairly wet due to heavy rains. Some areas have been excessively wet to the point of slowing cotton development. Additionally, much of the 2017 crop is relatively late, but variable,

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Indiana Corn, Soybeans: June Crop Water Needs

Indiana Corn, Soybeans: June Crop Water Needs

👤By Lyndon Kelley, Irrigation Educator for Michigan State University and Purdue University Extensions 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Many areas in Indiana and Michigan quickly went from too much rainfall at planting to sparsely little rainfall from emergence on leading to an early start for the irrigation season for some. To avoid getting behind on available water, irrigators

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Arkansas: Surge Irrigation – New Fact Sheet Offers a How-To Guide

Arkansas: Surge Irrigation – New Fact Sheet Offers a How-To Guide

👤By Meleah Perez, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 21, 2017

Experts with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and Mississippi State University have developed a factsheet about surge irrigation, the first of its kind in the south. Surge irrigation is the intermittent application of water used to improve

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