Texas: Valley Growers Eligible for Irrigation, Nutrient Management Assistance

🕔Mar 8, 2016Agricultural producers and landowners in Willacy, Cameron and Hidalgo counties may be eligible for financial assistance to improve irrigation systems and implement other conservation practices, according to personnel at the […]

Texas: Innovative Irrigation Saves Water, Boosts Yields

🕔Feb 24, 2016In the Ogallala Aquifer region, each drop of water counts. A group of forward-thinking farmers in Texas are finding innovative ways to irrigate their crops to use water more efficiently. […]

Georgia: Precision Ag Can Help Farmers Do More With Less Water

🕔Jan 21, 2016To better conserve water, as well as abide by federal regulations regarding the use of irrigation, a University of Georgia Cooperative Extension expert encourages Georgia farmers to develop an irrigation […]

Mississippi: Irrigation Summit Eyed Delta Water Use Issues

🕔Dec 18, 2015About 190 people gathered Tuesday to focus on water use and conservation, a showing that demonstrates just how important this topic is to the Delta and state. The Delta Sustainable […]

Ogallala Aquifer: $8M to Help Farm Operations in 8 States

🕔Nov 9, 2015USDA will invest $8 million in the Ogallala Aquifer Initiative (OAI) in Fiscal Year 2016 to help farmers and ranchers conserve billions of gallons of water annually while strengthening agricultural […]

Pennsylvania: Agronomic Management Clinic Set For July 29, 30

🕔Jul 13, 2015Registration Deadline: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 These one-day field clinics are designed to improve the agronomic management skills of industry personnel, extension and public agents, crop consultants, and producers. When: […]

USDA Invests $6.5M in Ogallala Aquifer Conservation

🕔May 14, 2015Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the USDA is investing $6.5 million in the Ogallala Aquifer region this year to help farmers and ranchers conserve billions of gallons of […]

Water: What’s it Worth and Can You Protect It? – DTN

🕔May 8, 2015How much is rainfall worth? There’s no firm price for the precious droplets that fall from passing storms, but municipalities and businesses in North Texas have become interested enough to […]

USDA Grants $10M to Address Water Concerns in Ag Communities

🕔Apr 7, 2015USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced 21 grants totaling more than $10 million have been awarded to universities to support critical water problems in rural and […]

Texas: Hale and Swisher Crops Conference, Plainview, April 14

🕔Mar 27, 2015The annual Hale and Swisher Crops Conference, conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in the two counties, will be held from 8 a.m.–4 p.m. April 14 at […]

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