Georgia Pecans: No Need to Increase Irrigation in High Heat

🕔May 23, 2019We have some very high temperatures in the forecast for the next several days. With this in mind, I wanted to provide some irrigation suggestions. The irrigation schedule below is […]

Arkansas: 2019 Irrigation Yield Contest Now Open to Entries

🕔May 3, 2019The 2019 Arkansas Irrigation Yield Contest, Most Crop per Drop, is now open for entries. “We are conducting a conservation yield competition measuring yield and water use for rice, soybeans, […]

Minnesota: Using Soil Moisture Sensors for Irrigation Scheduling

🕔Apr 30, 2019Efficient irrigation management can improve yields, grain quality, conserve water and energy, and reduce nutrient leaching. One of the easiest and most effective ways to improve irrigation efficiency is to […]

Georgia Pecans: 4 Pre-Pollination Management Concerns

🕔Apr 22, 2019Catkin (male flower) production has been pretty heavy so far. A large catkin crop does not guarantee a large production of flowers, but most times we have heavy catkin production, […]

Mississippi Irrigation: Be Sure to Check Those Watermark Sensors

🕔Apr 12, 2019After a long wet winter, irrigation is the last thing on most folks minds. Now that we have a little field work completed and some planting done, here are some […]

California: Managed Flooding — Could It Restore Aquifers?

🕔Apr 10, 2019In California, the amount of water exiting aquifers under the state’s most productive farming region far surpasses the amount of water trickling back in. That rampant overdraft has caused land […]

Alabama: Buying into Center Pivot Irrigation – 3 Scenarios

🕔Apr 9, 2019Decisions on whether to invest in irrigation equipment are tough to make, but irrigation can mitigate one of the largest risks in crop production. Irrigation investment and operating costs vary […]

Kansas: Farmers Used 20% Less Groundwater, Gained More Profits

🕔Mar 27, 2019When a group of farmers in northwest Kansas decided to voluntarily reduce their use of groundwater, no one really knew how that might affect their profitability. Five years later, they […]

Aquifers, Groundwater: Impact on Long-Term Irrigated Ag Productivity

🕔Mar 26, 2019A new Council of Agricultural Science and Technology, or CAST, paper examines the causes and consequences of groundwater depletion throughout the U.S. with a focus on how this will affect […]

Southern Region Water Conference, College Station, TX, July 23-25

🕔Mar 19, 2019Sustainable water management will be the main focus of the Southern Region Water Conference to be held at Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center in College Station, Texas, July 23 […]

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