Irrigation Management

PIvot irrigation in soybean

ABC Program Irrigation Updates and Trainings Scheduled

September 12, 2022
Recent ABC program updates will enable producers to more accurately estimate energy and labor costs associated with irrigation application.

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Water droplets

Estimated Crop Water Use: Sept. 12

September 9, 2022
Estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the week of Sept. 12.

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Alfalfa harvest

Pasture and Forage Minute: Alfalfa Irrigation and Last Cutting, Winter Annual Brome Control

September 8, 2022
Tips on scheduling final irrigation and last cutting for alfalfa this fall, and controlling cheatgrass and wild oats in pastures.

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Estimated Crop Water Use: Sept. 5

September 2, 2022
Estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the week of Sept. 5.

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Estimated Crop Water Use: Aug. 29

August 26, 2022
Estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the week of Aug. 29.

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Irrigation system

Scheduling the Last Few Irrigations of the Season

August 25, 2022
Factors such as the amount of water a soil can hold, the amount of water a crop will use until it reaches maturity, and the maximum allowable soil water depletion should be considered when deciding the last few irrigations of the season.

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Water droplets

Estimated Crop Water Use: Aug. 22

August 22, 2022
Estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the week of Aug. 22.

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Water droplets

Estimated Crop Water Use: Aug. 15

August 12, 2022
Estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the week of Aug. 8.

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