Mississippi Delta Ag Research Center Focuses on Water Management

🕔Feb 20, 2019A new research center in the Mississippi Delta is tasked with studying agricultural water management to protect this critical natural resource. Jeff Johnson, head of the Mississippi State University Delta […]

Georgia Soybeans: SmartIrrigation App Helps Manage Water Use

🕔Feb 12, 2019Georgia soybean and blueberry farmers will soon have smartphone applications to supplement their practical knowledge with technical data on when to irrigate crops. The SmartIrrigation app, set to be released […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Costs of Irrigation – Flood vs. Furrow

🕔Feb 8, 2019With the decreasing water levels in the Mississippi Alluvial River Valley aquifer and state regulators responding by requiring minimum levels of irrigation water use efficiency practices, MSU Extension was requested […]

Texas: Water Management During Drought Program, El Paso, Feb. 19

🕔Jan 31, 2019An educational program called “Managing Under Drought: Water Management Information for Growers in the Middle Rio Grande” will be offered Feb. 19 in El Paso. The program is free and […]

Texas: Water Management – Integrating Center Pivot Irrigation Control Tech

🕔Jan 31, 2019New center pivot irrigation technologies are only beneficial if they are being used, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research engineer in Amarillo. Thomas Marek is leading a team from […]

Texas Sorghum: Irrigation Water-Use Efficiency Dependent on Weather Conditions

🕔Jan 29, 2019Grain sorghum production is highly susceptible to changes in climatic conditions, more so than to different irrigation regiments a producer might implement on the crop, according to a Texas A&M […]

Georgia: Soil Scientist Works to Improve Variable Rate Irrigation

🕔Jan 29, 2019University of Georgia soil scientist Matthew Levi is using technologies like digital soil mapping, spatial modeling and remote sensing to help his research colleagues and Georgia farmers improve their production […]

Alabama: 2 Irrigation Workshops, Jan. 22, 23

🕔Jan 17, 2019Some Alabama producers will soon have the opportunity to add irrigation systems to their farms thanks to funding from the new Alabama Irrigation Initiative. The initiative will provide cost-share funding […]

Southwest Alabama-Northwest Florida Row Crops Expo, Bay Minette AL, Feb. 21

🕔Jan 17, 2019The 2019 Southwest Alabama-Northwest Florida Row Crops Expo will get underway on February 21 at the John F. Rhodes Civic Center, 301 D’Olive Street, Bay Minette Alabama. The free event […]

Arkansas: 3 Upcoming Irrigation/Water Management Schools Planned

🕔Jan 8, 2019Arkansas crop producers who want to get a better handle on their water use in the 2019 growing season will have several opportunities through a series of irrigation/water management schools. […]

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