Minnesota: Is ETgage an Effective Tool for Irrigation Management? Jan 15, 2020

🕔Jan 15, 2020
Determining crop water use, or evapotranspiration (ETc), is the most important component of irrigation scheduling. Weather data is key to calculating crop water use, but growers may not have a […]

Arkansas: Soil and Water Conference, Jonesboro, Jan. 29 Jan 10, 2020

🕔Jan 10, 2020
The 22nd annual Arkansas Soil and Water Education Conference and Expo at Arkansas State University will address the industry’s latest issues and trends in conservation. This year’s event will be […]

Kansas: Soil Health, Irrigation Workshop, Inman, Jan. 14 Jan 8, 2020

🕔Jan 8, 2020
Kansas State University will be presenting current findings on irrigation and soil health based on research conducted at the Flickner Innovation Farm, near Inman. The farm is hosting the free […]

Kansas: Researcher Expands Irrigation Water Use Network Dec 27, 2019

🕔Dec 27, 2019
A project led by a Kansas State University agronomist that uses technology to study microclimate data is among seven ideas to be funded by the Irrigation Innovation Consortium, the group has […]

Florida: Cover Crops – A Low Cost Alternative to Irrigation Dec 13, 2019

🕔Dec 13, 2019
Irrigation is expensive. And there are a lot of non-irrigated or “dryland” acres across the Panhandle. 2019 was characterized by persistent drought stress for much of the season (see below). […]

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, […]

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, […]

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