Irrigation and water management information is housed on the Nebraska Extension website Water.unl.edu in the Agricultural Production section. Sub-sections include:
- Crops: Managing Water for Crop Production
- Irrigation: Agricultural Irrigation
- Manure: Livestock Manure Management
- Drought: Managing in Times of Drought
Also see the Agricultural Water Management Guide, a Nebraska Extension publication on irrigation management — both why it is used and more importantly, strategies to improve irrigation efficiency. Also included are definitions of basic irrigation terminology and a brief history of irrigation. This publication is targeted to farmers, crop consultants, agriculture educators, science instructors, students, and anyone interested in increasing their knowledge of irrigation management.
Central Plains Irrigation Association to Host 2023 Conference in Kearney
February 2, 2023
The 2023 CPIA Conference will help producers maximize investments in their irrigation systems with presentations on pivot performance, sensors, drones, cover crop and residue management, and chemigation.
2023 Ag Day on Jan. 31 to Focus on Farm Succession Planning
January 23, 2023
Free to attend, this year's Ag Day in Aurora will provide updates on pests and diseases for corn and soybean growers, irrigation management guidance and industry news, as well as an afternoon session dedicated to farm and ranch transition and succession discussions.
Impact of Irrigation Technologies on Water Use: Clarifying Water Withdrawals and Consumptive Use
January 18, 2023
A new Nebraska Extension NebGuide clarifies the concept of consumptive use of water with regard to irrigated crop production and provides guidelines for determining the efficiency of new irrigation technology.
How To Adjust Rental Payments When Tenants Own the Center Pivot
October 25, 2022
Center for Agricultural Profitability experts share recommendations on how to create a cropland lease agreement when ownership of the pump and pivot are divided between the landowner and the tenant.
TAPS Irrigation Season Comes to End Amid Drought
October 6, 2022
Irrigation decisions in the Testing Ag Performance Solutions farm management competitions ranged widely this year, even amid a drought throughout the region.