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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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Local Crop Water: Crop Water Use & Soil Moisture Status for July 6 – July 13

A new program called “Local Crop Water” sponsored by Nebraska Extension in Dodge & Washington counties will share weekly crop water use and soil moisture measurements from three irrigated and one rainfed field in 2015.  The cost of the materials (ET gauges, Watermark soil sensors, sensor reading, mileage, etc.) for the program comes from local […]
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