Cover Crop Termination Timing Can Help Manage Soil Moisture Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
Timing of cover crop termination can have significant benefits in wet and dry springs. Timing of cover crop termination is one of the few management decisions that can be a […]

Iowa: Considerations for No-Till, High-Residue Fields in a Predicted Dry Season Apr 2, 2021

🕔Apr 2, 2021
Spring planting season may come with added challenges as growers continue to deal with the effects of last August’s derecho event. Many fields through central Iowa were riddled with downed […]

Florida: Cover Crops, Soil Moisture Field Day, Oak Grove, April 15 Mar 30, 2021

🕔Mar 30, 2021
The University of Florida will be holding the 2021 Cover Crops and Soil Moisture Field Day in Escambia County at Sam and Scott Walker’s farm on April 15th at 9 AM. For […]

Mississippi: Extension Launches Virtual Soil Moisture Sensor Showcase Jul 24, 2020

🕔Jul 24, 2020
Row-crop growers and consultants now have an online resource for objective information on soil moisture monitoring systems. The Mississippi State University Extension Service and the National Center for Alluvial Aquifer […]

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 […]

Midwest Flooding: 2020 High Water Possible – 5 Ingredients for Flood – DTN Sep 26, 2019

🕔Sep 26, 2019
As central U.S. producers make plans to harvest corn and soybeans in a year marked by record rain and flooding, prospects already indicate the 2020 crop year could bring more […]

South Carolina: Cover Crops Increase Soil Moisture as Much as 10% May 23, 2019

🕔May 23, 2019
South Carolina soils are old and weathered, and Clemson University researchers are working with the Richland Soil and Water District and the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation […]

Indiana Corn: Planting Time – Fish or Cut Bait May 17, 2019

🕔May 17, 2019
The bad news is that Monday’s USDA-NASS crop progress report estimated that only 6% of Indiana’s corn had been planted as of May 12, which puts our farmers in the unenviable […]

Iowa: Spring Planting and Wet Soil Management Mar 15, 2019

🕔Mar 15, 2019
The above-average snowfall and potential for significant rain events this spring could present challenges during the upcoming planting season. These conditions, on top of excessive soil moisture last fall that may have […]

Minnesota: Soil-Water Basics for Irrigation Scheduling Jan 4, 2019

🕔Jan 4, 2019
During the past few years, irrigated agriculture has increased significantly in Minnesota. Most of the irrigation in the state happens in the glacial outwash region where irrigation makes this region […]

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