Michigan: Late-Planted Crops May Need Irrigation into Oct.

🕔Sep 12, 2019Early September often brings an end to crops irrigation needs, but late planting and a cool growing season has resulted in delays of crop development of a month (or more) […]

Tennessee Soybeans: When To Pull The Plug On Irrigation This Year?

🕔Sep 5, 2019Since this has been a hotter year than the past few years, there is some concern that if water is shut off too early, we may give up some yield.

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Scheduling Last Irrigations with Delayed Crop Maturity

🕔Aug 26, 2019The 2019 growing season in Nebraska started with a very wet fall in 2018 leading into a cold wet winter and spring. Much of the state has stayed wet this […]

Mississippi Soybeans: When Should You Terminate Irrigation?

🕔Aug 26, 2019This growing season seems to be one where the decision for terminating irrigation in soybean may require consideration of factors that aren’t necessarily typical. Reasons for these additional considerations include […]

Gap Growing Between Irrigated, Rainfed Crop Yields

🕔Aug 20, 2019A 65-year comparative analysis between U.S. yields of irrigated and rainfed crops has sounded a message to farmers, land managers and policymakers: Mind the gap. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Suat […]

South Carolina: Peanut Field Day, Blackville, Sept. 5

🕔Aug 14, 2019Irrigation scheduling, variable rate seeding and precision agriculture technologies are just a few of the topics that will be discussed during this year’s Peanut Field Day Sept. 5 at Clemson’s […]

Georgia Pecans: Time for Full Capacity on Irrigation

🕔Aug 13, 2019Its time to crank up the irrigation in pecans orchards as shell hardening is completed and kernel filling begins. All irrigation systems should be at full capacity from now through […]

Michigan: Corn, Soybeans Will Be Competing for Irrigation This Year

🕔Aug 8, 2019The delay in corn development this year has resulted in a competition for irrigation water on many farms. Maximum water use in many corn fields this year will be between […]

Georgia Cotton: Irrigating Through Bloom Under Adverse Conditions

🕔Aug 7, 2019Based on planting date most of the cotton across the state will be in peak bloom during August. Depending on what week of bloom you are in the water requirements […]

Irrigation: Stalk-Worn Sensor Measures Crops’ Water Use

🕔Aug 6, 2019Wearable technology will soon move from wrist to stalk, swapping measures of blood flow and respiration for sap flow and transpiration. Their design won’t have anyone confusing growing season with […]

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