Irrigation http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en Water issues featured in TPPA conference opening session http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/water-issues-featured-tppa-conference-opening-session <div class="node-body article-body">Technology, including improved irrigation and production methods as well as new varieties, will be critical for efficient water management.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/water-issues-featured-tppa-conference-opening-session" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/water-issues-featured-tppa-conference-opening-session#comments Irrigation Irrigation Thu, 11 Dec 2014 02:01:00 +0000 89861 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Jim Bordovsky, Texas AgriLife Research, and Dale Mott, AgriLife Extension and TPPA president, check the agenda for the annual TPPA conference at the Brazos Center in Bryan, Texas. The 26<sup>th</sup> annual conference focused on water issues.</p> Long-term drought drives push for irrigation efficiency http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/long-term-drought-drives-push-irrigation-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body">Nothing drives home the importance of improving irrigation efficiency like a four-year drought.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/long-term-drought-drives-push-irrigation-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/long-term-drought-drives-push-irrigation-efficiency#comments Irrigation Irrigation Thu, 04 Dec 2014 22:36:00 +0000 89751 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Efficient irrigation systems crucial in water management.</p> OWRB sets lofty water conservation goal for 2060 http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/owrb-sets-lofty-water-conservation-goal-2060 <div class="node-body article-body">Oklahoma's water conservation objective becomes more difficult with the current multi-year drought that some weather experts project could continue for several more years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/owrb-sets-lofty-water-conservation-goal-2060" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/owrb-sets-lofty-water-conservation-goal-2060#comments Irrigation Irrigation Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:14:00 +0000 88151 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>KENT WILKINS,&nbsp; assistant&nbsp; chief for the Oklahoma Water Resources Board, discusses the state water plan at the recnet Oklahoma Irrigation confrence in&nbsp; Fort Cobb.</p> Different irrigation methods offer varying water conservation results http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/different-irrigation-methods-offer-varying-water-conservation-results-0 <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers must not only identify but adopt the most efficient irrigation systems to improve water conservation within agriculture, according to the study.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/different-irrigation-methods-offer-varying-water-conservation-results-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/different-irrigation-methods-offer-varying-water-conservation-results-0#comments Irrigation Center Pivot Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:16:00 +0000 87991 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>LESA or low elevation spray application.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Research photo by Dr. Nithya Rajan) Moisture sensors offer tool to schedule irrigation http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/moisture-sensors-offer-tool-schedule-irrigation <div class="node-body video-body">“Moisture sensors help farmers schedule irrigation,” Taghvaeian said at the recent Oklahoma Irrigation Conference in Fort Cobb.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/moisture-sensors-offer-tool-schedule-irrigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/moisture-sensors-offer-tool-schedule-irrigation#comments Irrigation Irrigation Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:48:00 +0000 87751 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Mesonet provides irrigation decision tool http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/mesonet-provides-irrigation-decision-tool <div class="node-body video-body">Farmers can use Mesonet data to make better use of irrigation water resources.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/mesonet-provides-irrigation-decision-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/mesonet-provides-irrigation-decision-tool#comments Irrigation Irrigation Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:45:00 +0000 87741 at http://southwestfarmpress.com NRCS offers irrigation enhancement assistance http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/nrcs-offers-irrigation-enhancement-assistance <div class="node-body video-body"> Conservation Stewardship Program is a five-year program that rewards farmers for past good work on conservation. Improving irrigation systems is part of that program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/nrcs-offers-irrigation-enhancement-assistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/nrcs-offers-irrigation-enhancement-assistance#comments Irrigation Center Pivot Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:41:00 +0000 87731 at http://southwestfarmpress.com New technology provides impetus for irrigation conference http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/new-technology-provides-impetus-irrigation-conference <div class="node-body video-body">Irrigation efficiency has been even more pertinent for the past three years during one of the worst stretches of drought on record.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/new-technology-provides-impetus-irrigation-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/new-technology-provides-impetus-irrigation-conference#comments Irrigation Center Pivot Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:32:00 +0000 87721 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Different irrigation methods offer varying water conservation results http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/different-irrigation-methods-offer-varying-water-conservation-results <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Teas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers must not only identify but adopt the most efficient irrigation systems to improve water conservation within agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/different-irrigation-methods-offer-varying-water-conservation-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/different-irrigation-methods-offer-varying-water-conservation-results#comments Irrigation Center Pivot Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:28:00 +0000 87461 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>LEPA or low energy precision application with modified bubbler ability to switch modes between LESA and LEPA.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Research photo by Dr. Nithya Rajan) Irrigation efficiency is focus on Oklahoma Irrigation Conference http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/irrigation-efficiency-focus-oklahoma-irrigation-conference <div class="field-byline"> OSU Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Oklahoma irrigation conference features talk on avoiding mistakes when installing a center pivot. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/irrigation-efficiency-focus-oklahoma-irrigation-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/irrigation-efficiency-focus-oklahoma-irrigation-conference#comments Irrigation Irrigation Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:28:00 +0000 87381 at http://southwestfarmpress.com