Texas Cotton: Growth-Stage-Based Irrigation May Improve Yields Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019Cotton 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, 2019The 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, 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, […]

South Carolina Peanuts: Varieties, Disease Control, Tech Highlight Field Day Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019South Carolina peanut producers will soon have a new variety to add to their portfolios. The variety is Walton and during the recent Peanut and Row Crop Field Day held […]

Georgia Pecans: Late Season Drought – When to Turn Off Irrigation Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019I’ve had a number of calls so far this week and the end of last week asking “when is it ok to turn off the water?”. You can usually cut […]

Southern Plains: Research to Boost Rainfed Ag – Improving Efficiencies, Soil Health Sep 17, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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 […]

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