California Almonds: Water Meters – Formatting the Data for Use Dec 9, 2019

🕔Dec 9, 2019
Water meters are a necessary tool to determine water applications to the orchard. Having access to this near-real-time data can provide insight into the irrigation practices by helping determine if […]

California Tree Crops: Postharvest Irrigation in a Dry Autumn? Nov 25, 2019

🕔Nov 25, 2019
Almond, prune, and walnut harvests are behind us, what postharvest irrigation(s) have you put on your orchard? Rainfall has been absent in October and November (as of this writing). Despite […]

Texas Cotton: Growth-Stage-Based Irrigation May Improve Yields Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019
Cotton is sensitive to water stress at different growth stages, needing water at specific times to produce a high-yielding crop. A Texas A&M AgriLife Research study investigated the best strategies to improve […]

Georgia Pecans: UGA Developing Smart Irrigation App for Farmers Nov 14, 2019

🕔Nov 14, 2019
The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) is part of a collaborative effort to develop a smart irrigation application for pecan farmers on smartphone devices. CAES, […]

Great Plains – Dust Bowl Lessons Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019
Drought continues to hit the Great Plains on a cyclical basis yet the region remains a key component of American agriculture, consisting of nearly 10% of national production.  To date, […]

Minnesota: How Does Irrigation Impact Nitrate Leaching, Groundwater Quality? – Video Oct 18, 2019

🕔Oct 18, 2019
Groundwater is the major source of drinking water in Minnesota and provides almost all water used for irrigation purposes, making it a key area of focus for natural resource, agriculture, […]

South Carolina Peanuts: Varieties, Disease Control, Tech Highlight Field Day Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019
South Carolina peanut producers will soon have a new variety to add to their portfolios. The variety is Walton and during the recent Peanut and Row Crop Field Day held […]

Georgia Pecans: Late Season Drought – When to Turn Off Irrigation Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019
I’ve had a number of calls so far this week and the end of last week asking “when is it ok to turn off the water?”. You can usually cut […]

Michigan: Late-Planted Crops May Need Irrigation into Oct. Sep 12, 2019

🕔Sep 12, 2019
Early 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, 2019

🕔Sep 5, 2019
Since 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.

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