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Mississippi: Pipe Planner Webinar, Nov. 20

Mississippi: Pipe Planner Webinar, Nov. 20

👤By Dan Roach, Mississippi State University Extension Associate 🕔Nov 15, 2017

Below is the 2nd in the series of Pipe Planner instructional webinars given by Delta Plastics’ Irrigation Specialist Chris DeClerk.  This webinar will detail data collection, input, troubleshooting and navigation through the Pipe Planner application.

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Mississippi: Pipe Planner Training Webinar, Nov. 13

Mississippi: Pipe Planner Training Webinar, Nov. 13

👤By Dan Roach, University of Mississippi Extension Associate 🕔Nov 9, 2017

This November, producers and other AG industry professionals will have the opportunity to take part in a series of Pipe Planner instructional webinars given by Delta Plastics’ Irrigation Specialist Chris DeClerk.

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Mississippi: 2017 MDEQ Irrigation Meter Program

Mississippi: 2017 MDEQ Irrigation Meter Program

👤By Dan Roach, Mississippi State University Extension Associate 🕔Nov 8, 2017

The reporting period for the Voluntary Metering Program has begun and the MDEQ wanted to give everyone a program update.  The Groundwater Usage Survey Tool for online reporting has been upgraded.

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Nebraska: Drone Project Works to Improve Crop Irrigation Efficiency

Nebraska: Drone Project Works to Improve Crop Irrigation Efficiency Updated

👤Water for Food News Release 🕔Oct 23, 2017

A new research project funded by the United States Department of Agriculture and the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska seeks to deploy unmanned aircraft (drones) in search of improved crop irrigation efficiency. The funding

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Texas: Lower Rio Grande Irrigation Conference and Trade Show, Mercedes, Oct. 26

Texas: Lower Rio Grande Irrigation Conference and Trade Show, Mercedes, Oct. 26

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 13, 2017

A number of leading irrigation and water management experts will be featured at the 9th Lower Rio Grande Irrigation Conference and Trade Show Oct. 26 at the Rio Grande Valley Showgrounds in Mercedes, along with irrigation company representatives showing the

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North Alabama Wheat: 20 Production Practices for Higher Yields

North Alabama Wheat: 20 Production Practices for Higher Yields

👤By Eddie McGriff, Alabama Regional Extension Agent 🕔Oct 9, 2017

1. Plant High Quality Seed Farmers think they are saving money by planting bin-run wheat seed, but often it costs them money. Research has shown when a farmer’s seed is of good quality (free of weed seed, undamaged by insects,

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Irrigation: Create an Equipment Repair List As You End the Season

Irrigation: Create an Equipment Repair List As You End the Season

👤By Lyndon Kelley, Michigan State University/Purdue Extension Irrigation Educator 🕔Sep 29, 2017

Before you put your irrigation system away for the season, create a list of needed repairs and potential improvements.  “A good end-of-season list of needed irrigation maintenance and repairs can help irrigators prevent in-season system breakdowns and delays in watering

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Weeds And Water – 5 Points That Matter

Weeds And Water – 5 Points That Matter Updated

👤By Elton Robinson, Contributing Editor, AgFax Weed Solutions 🕔Sep 24, 2017

Weeds gulp more water than you might realize, but they become a critical yield drain in years or regions with low moisture reserves. A pair of Texas studies drive that point home.

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Georgia Pecans: Hurricane Cleanup; Water Requirements for Nut Maturity

Georgia Pecans: Hurricane Cleanup; Water Requirements for Nut Maturity

👤By Lenny Wells, University of Georgia Pecan Specialist 🕔Sep 21, 2017

Most Georgia pecan growers are still busy cleaning up their orchards following Irma’s damage. However, don’t forget about fulfilling the needs of the trees to finish maturation of the crop that remains. Most orchards throughout the state received significant rainfall

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Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Timing the Season’s Last Irrigation

Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Timing the Season’s Last Irrigation

👤By Lyndon Kelley, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Sep 14, 2017

Late planted, replanted and double-cropped fields will have some irrigating into September. The low August 2017 rainfall in northeast Indiana and south central and southeast Michigan has many fields exhibiting drought conditions. The Michigan State University Enviroweather stations at Constantine,

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