California Almonds: Irrigation Scheduling – Deciding on a Crop Coefficient Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Crop coefficients for almond have been studied for nearly 50 years. These values indicate the ratio of water use of almonds in comparison to fully irrigated grass.

Farm Crops Lose Water During Hot Nights, Says Study Mar 13, 2020

🕔Mar 13, 2020
A Kansas State University researcher whose work is helping to redefine the way that farmers and plant breeders view the impact of night-time temperatures on farm crops has been recognized […]

California Almonds: A Need for Winter Irrigation? Mar 6, 2020

🕔Mar 6, 2020
Since mid-January the lack of rainfall has become top of mind, and we have an updated precipitation picture as of late February 2020. Monitoring and responding to dry conditions: DWR […]

Texas Cotton: Mobile App to Aid Crop Irrigation Management Feb 12, 2020

🕔Feb 12, 2020
Texas A&M AgriLife is developing an inexpensive and easy-to-use mobile app and irrigation management system to help agricultural producers increase water-use efficiency and continue producing cotton. The new project is […]

Arkansas: Irrigation, Water Management Schools Planned for Feb., March Feb 7, 2020

🕔Feb 7, 2020
Arkansas crop producers who want to get better control of their water use during the 2020 growing season will have several opportunities through a series of irrigation and water management […]

California Almonds: How Does Water Availability Affect Orchard Spacing, Development? Jan 29, 2020

🕔Jan 29, 2020
Without access to water, tree canopy growth will slow or stop due to the reduction of gas exchange and photosynthesis, leading to smaller canopy size.

Minnesota: Is ETgage an Effective Tool for Irrigation Management? Jan 15, 2020

🕔Jan 15, 2020
Determining crop water use, or evapotranspiration (ETc), is the most important component of irrigation scheduling. Weather data is key to calculating crop water use, but growers may not have a […]

Arkansas: Soil and Water Conference, Jonesboro, Jan. 29 Jan 10, 2020

🕔Jan 10, 2020
The 22nd annual Arkansas Soil and Water Education Conference and Expo at Arkansas State University will address the industry’s latest issues and trends in conservation. This year’s event will be […]

Kansas: Soil Health, Irrigation Workshop, Inman, Jan. 14 Jan 8, 2020

🕔Jan 8, 2020
Kansas State University will be presenting current findings on irrigation and soil health based on research conducted at the Flickner Innovation Farm, near Inman. The farm is hosting the free […]

Kansas: Researcher Expands Irrigation Water Use Network Dec 27, 2019

🕔Dec 27, 2019
A project led by a Kansas State University agronomist that uses technology to study microclimate data is among seven ideas to be funded by the Irrigation Innovation Consortium, the group has […]

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