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Almond Board of California Invests $4.8 Mln in ‘Next-Generation’ Farming Research

Almond Board of California Invests $4.8 Mln in ‘Next-Generation’ Farming Research

👤From a Press Release 🕔Dec 5, 2017

Almond Board of California (ABC) today announced an investment of $4.8 million in 64 independent, third-party research projects exploring next-generation farming practices. Additionally, ABC released the first annual Almond Sustainability Publication, entitled Growing Good, which highlights the California Almond community’s

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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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Alabama: Row Crops Short Course, Auburn, Dec. 12-13

Alabama: Row Crops Short Course, Auburn, Dec. 12-13

👤By Katie Nichols, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Oct 4, 2017

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is working with Auburn University’s Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences to bring Alabama farmers the Row Crops Short Course. The short course will be held at the Auburn University Hotel and Dixon Conference Center Dec.

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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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California Almonds: Postharvest Management – Water Demands

California Almonds: Postharvest Management – Water Demands

👤By David Doll, University of California Cooperative Extension Almond Specialist 🕔Sep 11, 2017

After the hustle of harvest, it is easy to think that the orchard work is nearly wrapped up for the year. With almonds, this isn’t the case. Research over the past 30 years has identified the postharvest period as the

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