Southern Plains: Research to Boost Rainfed Ag – Improving Efficiencies, Soil Health

🕔Sep 17, 2019Kansas State University is leading a multi-agency team focused on improving water and nitrogen use efficiencies and improving soil health in the semi-arid southern Great Plains. The nearly $10 million […]

Georgia Pecans: Leaf Drop, Scorch – What’s Causing It?

🕔Sep 17, 2019We have reached the time of year when we begin to see a lot of odd things happening to the foliage of pecan trees. The long season is coming to […]

Michigan: Late-Planted Crops May Need Irrigation into Oct.

🕔Sep 12, 2019Early 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) […]

Nebraska Corn, Soybeans: Scheduling Last Irrigations with Delayed Crop Maturity

🕔Aug 26, 2019The 2019 growing season in Nebraska started with a very wet fall in 2018 leading into a cold wet winter and spring. Much of the state has stayed wet this […]

Mississippi Soybeans: When Should You Terminate Irrigation?

🕔Aug 26, 2019This growing season seems to be one where the decision for terminating irrigation in soybean may require consideration of factors that aren’t necessarily typical. Reasons for these additional considerations include […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Watching for Aphids

🕔Aug 23, 2019For some, August has brought some rain showers which have helped. While others have received nary a drop. So, this patchwork of wet and dry has made it difficult to […]

South Carolina: Peanut Field Day, Blackville, Sept. 5

🕔Aug 14, 2019Irrigation scheduling, variable rate seeding and precision agriculture technologies are just a few of the topics that will be discussed during this year’s Peanut Field Day Sept. 5 at Clemson’s […]

Kansas: Water, Soil Conservation Field Day, Moundridge, Aug. 23

🕔Aug 13, 2019The Flickner Innovation Farm will host its first-ever field day event on Friday, August 23, highlighting current work by local producers, industry members and Kansas State University researchers to conserve […]

Georgia Pecans: Time for Full Capacity on Irrigation

🕔Aug 13, 2019Its time to crank up the irrigation in pecans orchards as shell hardening is completed and kernel filling begins. All irrigation systems should be at full capacity from now through […]

Michigan: Corn, Soybeans Will Be Competing for Irrigation This Year

🕔Aug 8, 2019The delay in corn development this year has resulted in a competition for irrigation water on many farms. Maximum water use in many corn fields this year will be between […]

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