California Almonds: Securing Irrigation Tubing

🕔Sep 17, 2018While conducting surveys across Merced County, I have noticed diverse ways growers secure the ends of irrigation tubing. Many are attached using some type of stake made of wood or […]

Michigan: Irrigate Cover Crops for Better Emergence

🕔Sep 14, 2018Typically, late August sees more rain than the rest of summer, but when it turns dry and your cover crop seed is in the ground, it’s totally dependent on the […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Predicting the Last Irrigation

🕔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 […]

Nebraska Cover Crops: Long Term Effects on Water Infiltration and Plants

🕔Aug 23, 2018How you manage your soil today could have impacts on the productivity of your soil in the near and distant future. Water infiltration and plant available water are two important […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Late Season Irrigation Scheduling and Pod Rots

🕔Aug 17, 2018Based on the USDA-FSA there are 26,000 acres of peanut in Arkansas, a 10% reduction from 2017 in which there were 29,000 acres planted in the state.  Some of the […]

California: Advances in On-Farm Water Management – Video

🕔Aug 14, 2018Irrigated agriculture acreage in the northern Sacramento Valley has grown substantially over the past decade, with gains largely driven by new orchard plantings. Despite these substantial gains in irrigated agriculture (+73,000 ac […]

Mississippi Cotton: Irrigation Termination

🕔Aug 13, 2018We have reached the time of year when irrigation is typically terminated in many areas of the state.  Our recommendation for irrigation termination is as follows.  For furrow irrigated fields, […]

Nebraska: How to Schedule Your Final Irrigation Rounds

🕔Aug 13, 2018The 2018 growing season in Nebraska started cold and dry, followed by hot and below average precipitation for much of the state during May. However, some parts started out rainy […]

Georgia Pecans: Shell Hardening – Water Split, Irrigation, and Shuck Decline

🕔Aug 10, 2018We have about reached shell hardening on most of our pecans in Georgia at this point. There are a number of things that come along with shell hardening in the […]

Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Timing the Last Irrigation Application

🕔Aug 9, 2018Late August and early September often bring the question, “When can I stop irrigating?” The factors that enter into making this decision are fuel costs, which have been sliding higher, […]

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