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KTIC Radio Extension Corner: Benefits of Using Soil Sensors to Manage Irrigation

Listen to this week’s KTIC Radio Extension Corner:   This is Aaron Nygren, your local agronomist with Nebraska Extension in Colfax, Cuming, and Stanton counties. This week let’s talk about the benefits of using soil water sensors for managing irrigation. Potential benefits include lower irrigation costs, reduced chances of overwatering, and less nutrient leaching. One […]
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New Tool for Evaluating the Potential of Variable Rate Irrigation (VRI)

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Irrigated farmers or landowners in the Crop Tech Café area should take a look at a new tool developed by UNL to estimate the potential pumping reductions from utilizing variable rate irrigation (VRI).  With the rapid development of VRI technology there has been an increasing interest in utilizing VRI to improve irrigation efficiency, increase yields, […]
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