Published on June 8, 2021
Hot, dry summers sometimes result in quick irrigation investment decisions that may be regretted
Published on May 4, 2021
Irrigation plays an important role in Michigan agriculture, contributing the rich diversity of crops grown and ensuring that short-term water deficits do not reduce yields and quality of crops produced.
Published on April 22, 2021
Below normal precipitation during the fall and winter has resulted in a decline in groundwater levels. Producers need to prepare for potential challenges, especially if they irrigate crops.
Published on April 19, 2021
Timing of cover crop termination can have significant benefits in wet and dry springs.
Published on February 17, 2021
Younsuk Dong, specialist in the MSU Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, is leading a project to make sensors more accessible for farmers in Michigan and Indiana.
Published on September 9, 2020
August drought conditions will have many irrigating into September.
Published on July 30, 2020
The water needs of corn peak in July and taper off in August as we near dent stage.
Published on July 23, 2020
What is 1 inch of rainfall worth to irrigators at peak time of importance?
Published on July 1, 2020
Ajit Srivastava develops solar technologies for drip irrigation systems and tractors powered by solar energy to help smallholder farmers in Burkina Faso increase crop production.
Published on June 4, 2020
Warm and dry conditions this past week made way for good progress with field work. Weather will continue to be conducive through early next week.