Nebraska: Panhandle Center Tests New Subsurface Drip Irrigation System

🕔Nov 5, 2018A state-of-the-art subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) system has been installed at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center to provide for research and demonstration opportunities. The installation was made possible with […]

Arkansas Researchers Work to Recycle Ag Water, Recover Nutrients

🕔Oct 25, 2018University of Arkansas chemical engineering faculty are leading efforts to develop systems to help farmers recycle water and recover nutrients that can be used as fertilizer. The research is being […]

Alabama: Irrigation Cost-Share Program Meeting, Belle Mina, Oct. 22

🕔Oct 19, 2018There will be a meeting on Tuesday, October 23 at 5 pm at Belle Mina (Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center) on the cost-share programs (federal grants) to increase irrigation in Alabama. […]

Water Management: Researchers Use Radar to Determine Soil Moisture

🕔Oct 17, 2018Ground penetrating radar isn’t something from the latest sci-fi movie. It’s actually a tool used by soil scientists to measure the amount of moisture in soil quickly and easily. As […]

Georgia Peanuts: New Irrigation Scheduling Recommendations Save Water, Money, Boost Yields

🕔Oct 4, 2018Georgia peanut farmers can save money, conserve water and produce higher yields using a new irrigation scheduling recommendation, according to Wesley Porter, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension irrigation specialist. The […]

Texas: LRGV Furrow Irrigation Seminar, Weslaco, Oct. 16

🕔Oct 3, 2018Lower Rio Grande Valley row crop growers have a chance to learn practical ways to maximize efficiency and productivity in furrow irrigated production at a half-day education program Oct. 16 […]

South Carolina: New Farming Research, Technology Highlighted at Field Day

🕔Sep 28, 2018Modern research and technology are important for today’s farmers and researchers at Clemson’s Edisto Research and Education Center are busy developing software and other scientific instruments to help South Carolina […]

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 […]

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