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This soil moisture monitoring showcase provides an opportunity for the Mississippi agricultural community to learn more about the soil moisture sensors and accompanying telemetry services currently on the market. Different soil moisture monitoring systems from multiple companies are installed on the same field and you can compare the interface to each system.
Designed for growers in Georgia and Florida, this interactive tool automatically downloads data from the closest weather station to help estimate irrigation water requirements.
Over the last 40 years the amount of irrigation water used by cotton in the United States has decreased while yields have increased leading to a large increase in crop water productivity (CWP). This detailed review article documents practices adopted by cotton producers that have led to this improvement was well as strategies to maintain […]
Twice-monthly webcasts address timely cotton management issues. This is a collaborative project between Cotton Incorporated and the Plant Management Network.
The Center currently has 19 fixed weather stations and 20 seasonal stations. The Center provides historical and up-to-date weather data and products to aid farmers in making agricultural decisions.
The University of Missouri Extension Service developed this free irrigation phone app that uses the university’s network of electronic weather station around the state.
This publication from the University of Tennessee describes essential factors for effective irrigation decisions and describes the water balance method of keeping track of rainfall and irrigation. It also provides other supplemental irrigation resources.
Access data from Texas A&M weather stations across the state. The site includes information on reference evapotranspiration (ET) and local crop coefficients, plus it makes historic weather data available.
The Oklahoma Mesonet is a collection of 120 weather stations that cover the state. The Mesonet website provides tools to help growers take advantage of the weather data, for example, by improving irrigation management and drift prevention.
This collection of tools from the University of Missouri is designed to help growers increase irrigation water use efficiency. The links include investment cost guides, water use estimators and information on pond design.
This collection of resources from the University of Arkansas covers a variety of irrigation scheduling methods and tools and strategies for improving the efficiency of furrow irrigation systems.
This publication illustrates how to place soil water sensors and interpret the data in order to improve cotton irrigation management and achieve both higher water use efficiency and higher yields.