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Mississippi: 2 Water Management Field Days, March 6, 7

Mississippi: 2 Water Management Field Days, March 6, 7

👤By Susan Collins-Smith, Mississippi State University 🕔Feb 15, 2018

Agricultural professionals, educators and service providers are invited to attend a training session on irrigation, water management and related technologies. Two identical sessions will be offered. The first is March 6 at the Small Farm Training Center in Carriere. The

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Oklahoma Irrigation Conference, Weatherford, March 8

Oklahoma Irrigation Conference, Weatherford, March 8

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Jan 30, 2018

Five Irrigation Association continuing education units and 4.5 Certified Crop Advisor continuing education units are being offered to certified professionals attending the March 8 Oklahoma Irrigation Conference in Weatherford. “Certified professionals need to keep written, supporting documentation for all continuing

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Florida: Variable Rate Pivot Irrigation – Video

Florida: Variable Rate Pivot Irrigation – Video Updated

👤By Doug Mayo, University of Florida County Extension Director 🕔Jan 29, 2018

This week’s featured video was produced by Alabama Extension to share the results of a successful project installing a variable rate center pivot irrigation system on a farm.  They used a combination of advanced soil mapping and soil moisture sensors

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Kansas: Central Plains Irrigation Conference, Colby, Feb. 20-21

Kansas: Central Plains Irrigation Conference, Colby, Feb. 20-21

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Jan 25, 2018

Updates on the latest ways to use water resources most efficiently on farm fields highlight the schedule for the Central Plains Irrigation Conference and Expo, scheduled Feb. 20-21 at the City Limits Convention Center, 2225 S. Range Ave. in Colby,

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Arkansas: Irrigation Water Management School, Jonesboro, Jan. 30

Arkansas: Irrigation Water Management School, Jonesboro, Jan. 30

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension 🕔Jan 23, 2018

Learn to make the best use of your irrigation this growing season through schools being offered by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. The Division of Agriculture is offering two types of schools: one for using Multiple Inlet

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Oklahoma: Irrigation Conference, Weatherford, March 8

Oklahoma: Irrigation Conference, Weatherford, March 8 Updated

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Jan 3, 2018

Southern Plains agricultural producers looking to get the most out of their water-use investment should register now to attend the March 8 Oklahoma Irrigation Conference in Weatherford. Saleh Taghvaeian, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension water resources specialist, said producers should

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Water Conservation: USDA Efforts Reflect Regional Differences

Water Conservation: USDA Efforts Reflect Regional Differences

👤By Steven Wallander, CHOICES Magazine 🕔Dec 29, 2017

Irrigated agriculture in the United States comes in many forms: Nebraska’s center-pivot-sprinkler-irrigated corn and soybean, California’s drip-irrigated orchards, Arkansas’s flood-irrigated rice, Florida’s furrow-irrigated sugarcane, Massachusetts’ cranberry bogs, and Montana’s movable-sprinkler-irrigated pasture, to name just a few. Such diversity creates challenges

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Texas Cotton: Bill Lyle, LEPA Irrigation Pioneer, Named to Research Hall of Fame

Texas Cotton: Bill Lyle, LEPA Irrigation Pioneer, Named to Research Hall of Fame

👤By Mary Jane Buerkle, Plains Cotton Growers 🕔Dec 27, 2017

Dr. Bill Lyle, a Crosby County native who helped pioneer irrigation technology through his leadership in developing the Low Energy Precision Application (LEPA) system, was one of three inductees into the 2017 class of the Cotton Research and Promotion Program

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Water Irrigation and Conservation vs. Politics and Economics

Water Irrigation and Conservation vs. Politics and Economics Updated

👤By David Zilberman, Rebecca Taylor, Myung Eun Shim, and Ben Gordon, CHOICES Magazine 🕔Dec 26, 2017

A growing population and rising incomes have challenged agricultural supply and led to drastic increases in irrigated agriculture. Globally, irrigated acreage increased by 76% between 1970 and 2012. Irrigated agriculture can produce crop yields two to four times greater than

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California Almonds: Is Winter Irrigation Needed?

California Almonds: Is Winter Irrigation Needed?

👤By David Doll, University of California Cooperative Extension Almond Specialist 🕔Dec 15, 2017

The reduced late fall rains have led to relatively dry conditions throughout the State. Within the San Joaquin Valley, limited amounts of rain have fallen, with recorded precipitation around one inch in Merced. The lack of rain has led to

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