Local Crop Water: Crop Water Use & Soil Moisture Status for July 20 – July 27

ET gauge or Atmometer

ET gauge or Atmometer

1.5 miles NE of Scribner: Irrigated no-till soybeans on Moody Silty Clay loam soil (about 2.2″ of available water per foot)

July 20 – July 27

Weekly Rainfall/Irrigation & Crop Water Use for July 20 – July 27:
Rainfall = 0.40″
Irrigation = 0″ (0.0″ total for season)
ET (Evapotranspiration) Reading: 1.3
Soybean Water Use (R3) = 1.43″

Summary:

July 2 – July 27 Rainfall: 3.5″
July 2 – July 27 Soybean Water Use: 4.2″
Total July Deficit: 0.7″

No soil moisture sensors installed at this location.

2 miles W of Hooper: Location 1, Irrigated strip-till corn after soybeans on Moody Silty Clay Loam soil (about 2.2″ of available water per foot).

July 20 – July 27

Weekly Rainfall/Irrigation & Crop Water Use for July 20 – July 27:
Rainfall = 0.65″
Irrigation = 1.0″ (1.25″ total for season)
ET Reading = 1.30
Corn Water Use (R2) = 1.43″

Soil Water Depleted at Depth (Sensor Reading) on July 27:
1 ft = 0.00″ (11) or 1.1″ of available water before 50% depletion
2 ft = 0.00″ (19)
3ft = 0.00″ (18)

Summary:

June 29 – July 27 Rainfall: 4.8″
June 29 – July 27 Corn Water Use: 5.3″
Total July Deficit: 0.5″

 

2 miles W of Hooper: Location 2, Rainfed No-till Soybeans after Corn on Moody Silty Clay Loam soil (about 2.2″ of available water per foot)

July 20 – July 27

Weekly Rainfall & Crop Water Use for July 20 – July 27:
Rainfall = 0.65″
ET Reading = 1.3
Soybeans Water Use (R3) = 1.43″

Soil Water Depleted at Depth (Sensor Reading) on July 27:
1 ft = 0.00″ (2) or 1.1″ of available water before 50% depletion
2 ft = 0.00″ (25)
3 ft = 0.00″ (14)

Summary:

June 29 – July 27 Rainfall: 4.8″
June 29 – July 27 Soybean Water Use: 4.5″
Total July Deficit: +0.3″

6 miles E of Winslow

Irrigated Conventional-Tilled Corn-after-Corn on Moody Silty Clay Loam soil (about 2.2″ of available water per foot)

July 20 – July 27

Weekly Rainfall/Irrigation & Crop Water Use for July 20 – July 27:
Rainfall = 0.25″
Irrigation = 0.0″ (0.0″ total for season)
ET Reading  = 1.3
Corn Water Use (R2) = 1.43″
Soybean Water Use (R3) = 1.43″

Soil Water Depleted at Depth (Sensor Reading) on July 27:
1 ft = 0.00″ (18) or 1.1″ of available water before 50% depletion
2 ft = 0.00″ (28)
3ft = 0.00″ (16)

Summary:

June 29 – July 27 Rainfall: 5.9″
June 29 – July 27 Corn Water Use: 5.0″
Total July Deficit: +0.9″

Local Crop Water: Crop Water Use & Soil Moisture Status for July 20 – July 27
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