Arkansas: 2019 Irrigation Yield Contest Now Open to Entries

🕔May 3, 2019The 2019 Arkansas Irrigation Yield Contest, Most Crop per Drop, is now open for entries. “We are conducting a conservation yield competition measuring yield and water use for rice, soybeans, […]

Minnesota: Using Soil Moisture Sensors for Irrigation Scheduling

🕔Apr 30, 2019Efficient irrigation management can improve yields, grain quality, conserve water and energy, and reduce nutrient leaching. One of the easiest and most effective ways to improve irrigation efficiency is to […]

Mississippi State University Hires Irrigation Specialist

🕔Apr 23, 2019Mississippi State University agricultural leaders looked far and wide to find a new specialist to guide farmers with irrigation concerns. Drew Gholson started April 1 as an assistant professor and […]

Georgia Pecans: 4 Pre-Pollination Management Concerns

🕔Apr 22, 2019Catkin (male flower) production has been pretty heavy so far. A large catkin crop does not guarantee a large production of flowers, but most times we have heavy catkin production, […]

Georgia: Valley Irrigation Opens New Distribution Center In Tifton, Marks 18 Years There

🕔Apr 18, 2019Valley Irrigation is celebrating 18 years in Tifton, Georgia, with an expansion into a larger distribution center (DC) that serves the eastern United States. “We were the first irrigation company […]

Digital Farming: Technology Will Drive Your Farm into the Future – DTN

🕔Apr 17, 2019Henderson Farms put two John Deere 1795 planters out into its north Alabama fields this spring mounting RTK guidance systems. “When you’re pulling the planter on a drawbar with a […]

Mississippi Irrigation: Be Sure to Check Those Watermark Sensors

🕔Apr 12, 2019After a long wet winter, irrigation is the last thing on most folks minds. Now that we have a little field work completed and some planting done, here are some […]

Alabama: Buying into Center Pivot Irrigation – 3 Scenarios

🕔Apr 9, 2019Decisions on whether to invest in irrigation equipment are tough to make, but irrigation can mitigate one of the largest risks in crop production. Irrigation investment and operating costs vary […]

Kansas: Farmers Used 20% Less Groundwater, Gained More Profits

🕔Mar 27, 2019When a group of farmers in northwest Kansas decided to voluntarily reduce their use of groundwater, no one really knew how that might affect their profitability. Five years later, they […]

Aquifers, Groundwater: Impact on Long-Term Irrigated Ag Productivity

🕔Mar 26, 2019A new Council of Agricultural Science and Technology, or CAST, paper examines the causes and consequences of groundwater depletion throughout the U.S. with a focus on how this will affect […]

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