Michigan: Planning for Irrigation Expansion Starts Now Sep 29, 2021

🕔Sep 29, 2021
Early September has traditionally been the time of year that irrigation equipment is at its lowest prices and the most incentives are available. High commodity prices and short stints of […]

California Pistachios: Irrigation – Mitigation Strategies for Drought Aug 27, 2021

🕔Aug 27, 2021
The San Joaquin Valley is in the midst of another drought and pistachio growers are bracing for another hot, dry growing season. Areas on the west side of San Joaquin […]

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Scheduling the Last Irrigations of the Season Aug 25, 2021

🕔Aug 25, 2021
Scheduling the last few irrigations of the season deserves more of your management time than earlier irrigations because one must not only focus on keeping the crop wet enough to […]

Oklahoma Cotton: When to Terminate Irrigation Aug 24, 2021

🕔Aug 24, 2021
Deciding when to stop irrigation is one of the key decisions in cotton production. In this article we explain the effects of terminating irrigation too early or too late, discuss […]

California Almonds: Hull Tights Caused by Water Stress Aug 13, 2021

🕔Aug 13, 2021
Hull split is well underway, indicating almond harvest is imminent. Drought conditions, heat waves, and timing with other orchard activities can make irrigation challenging. Water stress can interfere with hull […]

Midwest Corn: Water Needs Taper Off in August Aug 12, 2021

🕔Aug 12, 2021
The water needs of corn peak in July and taper off in August as we near dent stage. Irrigated corn has its highest water use and realizes its greatest potential […]

Mississippi Corn: When to Terminate Irrigation Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
Corn maturation is generally a bit later than normal this year due to moderate temperatures, but depending on planting date and a couple other variables, most is now denting and […]

Florida: Irrigation – 5 Steps for Maintaining Water Application Uniformity Jul 20, 2021

🕔Jul 20, 2021
Field evaluation of water application uniformity is essential for farming operations using center pivot and linear irrigation systems. Irrigation systems require attention and maintenance, like other farm equipment, to guarantee […]

Alabama: Center Pivot Irrigation Systems – Common Operating Problems Jul 9, 2021

🕔Jul 9, 2021
Center pivot irrigation (CPI) is steadily becoming the most popular irrigation technology throughout Alabama and the Southeast. A CPI system is comprised of a pump, a series of lateral pipes that are supported […]

Mississippi: How to Schedule Irrigation with Watermark Sensors Jun 29, 2021

🕔Jun 29, 2021
An irrigation trigger is the point at which an irrigation cycle starts. Starting too wet wastes water and energy, while starting too dry reduces yield. In this publication, we give […]

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