Georgia: Irrigation Systems – Now’s the Time for Inspections

🕔Feb 21, 2018To avoid disaster due to subfreezing winter temperatures, leaky pipes and uninvited rodents, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension irrigation specialist Wes Porter recommends that Georgia growers inspect their irrigation systems […]

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

🕔Feb 15, 2018Agricultural 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 […]

Oklahoma Irrigation Conference, Weatherford, March 8

🕔Jan 30, 2018Five 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 […]

Florida: Variable Rate Pivot Irrigation – Video

🕔Jan 29, 2018This 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 […]

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

🕔Jan 25, 2018Updates 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 […]

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

🕔Jan 23, 2018Learn 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 […]

Arkansas: Cover Crops, Weeds, Insects, Row Rice Were Hot Topics at Conference

🕔Jan 22, 2018Hundreds of growers, consultants and other agriculture industry professionals gathered last week in North Little Rock to learn about the latest research and findings in soil health, pest management and […]

Oklahoma: Irrigation Conference, Weatherford, March 8

🕔Jan 3, 2018Southern 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 […]

Water Conservation: USDA Efforts Reflect Regional Differences

🕔Dec 29, 2017Irrigated 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 […]

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

🕔Dec 27, 2017Dr. 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 […]

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