Xin Qiao - Irrigation and Water Management Specialist

Xin Qiao

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4502 Ave I Scottsbluff NE 69361-4939
US

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Estimated Crop Water Use: Aug. 8

August 5, 2022
Estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the week of Aug. 8.

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Estimated Crop Water Use: Aug. 1

July 29, 2022
Estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the week of Aug. 1.

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Estimated Crop Water Use: July 25

July 25, 2022
Estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the week of July 25.

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Estimated Crop Water Use: July 18

July 19, 2022
Estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the week of July 18.

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Center pivot
Figure 1. Center pivot irrigation on dry beans in the North Platte Valley. (Photo by Gary Stone)

Pathfinder Canal Break Update

July 14, 2022
Since July 7, PID indicated that sufficient repairs had been made to the breach to start bringing in water to the canal.

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Estimated Crop Water Use: July 11

July 12, 2022
Estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the week of July 11.

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Estimated Crop Water Use: July 4

July 6, 2022
Estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the week of July 4.

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Digging crane in field

Pathfinder Canal Break on July 1, 2022

July 5, 2022
Though it hasn't been determined what caused the Pathfinder (Interstate) canal break last Friday, PID hopes to have it repaired within two weeks. The break affected about 102,000 acres of cropland in Nebraska and Wyoming.

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