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

🕔Oct 18, 2019Groundwater 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, […]

Minnesota: Using Soil Moisture Sensors for Irrigation Scheduling Apr 30, 2019

🕔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 […]

Minnesota: Center Pivot Irrigation – Check Application Uniformity Feb 26, 2019

🕔Feb 26, 2019Identifying water application problems when irrigating using a sprinkler irrigation system, such as center pivots, is vital. Over and under irrigation can have an adverse effect on crop yield that […]

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

🕔Jan 4, 2019During 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 […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Predicting the Last Irrigation Aug 24, 2018

🕔Aug 24, 2018*Article was first published in July 1988 by Jerry Wright and Extension Agronomists, Leland Hardman & Michael Schmitt. *Article was revised in 2006 by Jerry Wright, Retired Extension Engineer, Dale […]

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