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The crop water use report is updated weekly. Visit PHREC AgLab for more information.

Estimated Crop Water Use for July 24-30

July 25, 2023
Nebraska Extension Educator Gary Stone weighs in on managing plant stress and water use during higher temperatures this week.

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Estimated Crop Water Use for July 17-23

July 21, 2023
The estimated crop water use for Nebraska panhandle crops for the upcoming week is based on data gathered and calculations made by Nebraska Extension personnel at the Panhandle Research, Education and Extension Center in Scottsbluff.

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Water droplets

The crop water use report is updated weekly. Visit PHREC AgLab for more information.

Estimated Crop Water Use for July 10-16

July 10, 2023
Nebraska Extension Educator Gary Stone discusses how the exceptionally wet spring, hail and high winds have affected crop growth stages and resulting water use in the Panhandle.

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Water droplets

The crop water use report is updated weekly. Visit PHREC AgLab for more information.

Estimated Crop Water Use for July 3-9, 2023

July 3, 2023
Estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the week of July 3.

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Niobrara River
Recreational water sport enthusiasts particularly enjoy floating the Niobrara River on the stretch near Valentine, Nebraska, where it has been designated a national scenic river.

Major Nebraska Rivers and Their Drainages: Part 6

June 28, 2023
The final installment of the Nebraska Rivers series focuses on the "crown jewel" of Nebraska — the Niobrara River — as well as the White River and Hat Creek. 

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Water droplets

The crop water use report is updated weekly. Visit PHREC AgLab for more information.

Estimated Crop Water Use for June 26-July 2, 2023

June 26, 2023
Recent rainfall and hailstorms will impact the next few weeks of crop water use in the Nebraska Panhandle.

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Pivot with end gun
There are two reliable methods for overcoming the challenges of lower uniformity and nitrogen application rates when using the center pivot's end gun: using a variable rate injection pump, and slowing the pivot down when the end gun turns on (for systems with computer panels).

How to Determine the Chemigation Injection Pump Setting for a Center Pivot with the End Gun Off and On

June 22, 2023
The key to knowing the correct setting for a chemigation pump is to first determine how many acres per hour the pivot will cover at the desired irrigation application depth or rate.

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Water droplets

The crop water use report is updated weekly. Visit PHREC AgLab for more information.

Estimated Crop Water Use for June 19-25, 2023

June 19, 2023
Nebraska Extension Educator Gary Stone shares his expectations for rising crop water use in the coming days.

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