Irrigation http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6071/more en 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 Inaugural irrigation conference features efficiency http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/inaugural-irrigation-conference-features-efficiency <div class="field-byline"> David L. Nowlin, Caddo County OSU Extension Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An Oklahoma Irrigation Conference at the Caddo-Kiowa Technology Center in Fort Cobb August 19 will cover topics that will assist producers to become more efficient managers </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/inaugural-irrigation-conference-features-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/inaugural-irrigation-conference-features-efficiency#comments Irrigation Irrigation Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:58:00 +0000 86941 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Managing irrigation systems to improve efficiency will be the focus of the Oklahoma Irrigation Conference Aug. 19.</p> First anthrax case in Texas, more VS reported http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/first-anthrax-case-texas-more-vs-reported <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials have reported the first case of anthrax in Texas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/first-anthrax-case-texas-more-vs-reported" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/irrigation/first-anthrax-case-texas-more-vs-reported#comments Irrigation Bacterial Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:27:00 +0000 86871 at http://southwestfarmpress.com A man’s gotta know his limitations, or should http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/man-s-gotta-know-his-limitations-or-should <div class="node-body blog-body">As I wiped water from my face I could do nothing but laugh. “A man’s gotta know his limitations,” I thought. Monday, I’m calling a plumber.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/man-s-gotta-know-his-limitations-or-should" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/man-s-gotta-know-his-limitations-or-should#comments Irrigation Farm Press Blog Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:38:00 +0000 85221 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Irrigation season begins in New Mexico http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/irrigation-season-begins-new-mexico <div class="node-body article-body">There is good news and bad news for Middle Rio Grande Valley farmers in New Mexico who are anxiously awaiting Monday's start to the new irrigation season.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/irrigation-season-begins-new-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/irrigation-season-begins-new-mexico#comments Irrigation Water Shortage Drought Fri, 07 Mar 2014 21:38:00 +0000 84151 at http://southwestfarmpress.com