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Irrigation

Discover the latest irrigation systems, technological advances and practices to help you get the most from your water supply.

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On the average, corn uses about 28 inches of water per year in southern Idaho. Peak monthly water use (in July) is about 0.28 to 0.3 inches per day.

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Assuming fertility is not limiting, and the alfalfa stand is not in decline, the difference between an 8-ton and 12-ton-per-acre crop boils down to water management: simply the right amount at the right time.

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Managing irrigation water and ensuring your soils have adequate moisture for optimal crop growth can be a constant battle.

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Is the switch to drip worth the investment?
For decades, crops throughout the world have utilized drip irrigation technology, promoting benefits such as higher yield increases and more efficient water usage.

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Irrigated pasture can be more productive than the same ground used for haying, according to Jim Gerrish of American Grazinglands Services in May, Idaho.

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The 2013 forage production season has now come to a close, and you may be wondering why the magazine features an article on irrigation management when no one is irrigating.

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