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Water Management Program

CIG Mobile Drip Irrigation Report 

> Final Report

> References and other resources (click here)

 Maximizing Irrigation Efficiency

>Keep your system at optimum working condition

>Make room for rainfall

>Read more... SWREC 2019 Field Day Handout 

   or at High Plains Journal Feature Story "Squeezing Out Every Last Drop"

 newgifMulti-Year Crop Water Allocator

>Find the best combination of crops, irrigation management and field splits up to 6 years

>Automatically ranks the best net returns after computing millions of possible combinations

>Best of all, IT'S FREE! at https://mycwa.engg.ksu.edu




road to irrigation management

>When it rains,  stop IRRIGATION!

>>Mitigate water loss by USING irrigation scheduling TOOLS and sound MANAGEMENT!

>>>Remember, sometimes maximum  yield does not always means maximum profit.

Here are some resources to help you make a difference.

KSRE Resources

Mobile Irrigation Lab


Agricultural Water Conservation Clearinghouse


Water Technology Farms

Learn more about each farm from the perspectives of Kansas Water Office and see the data (beta) as it is being collected by KSRE.



2019 Water Tech Farms


The 2018 Updates and Aquifer Impacts were presented at the Governor's Water Conference and are available here.

Join us on field days and learn from producers, experts, dealers and colleagues about the different technologies.  Watch-out for dates to be posted later.

 field day


A Must See for Producers and Managers Thinking About Soil Water Sensors

Soil Moisture Sensor Demonstration found on this link is an award winning* collection of videos of the event and the 10 soil sensor dealers/companies that participated.  Learn how the sensors are installed and how they are used.

Other Projects:

Soil Moisture Sensors

Soil Moisture Sensors Study


Mobile Drip Irrigation



Ogallala Water CAP

Water Quality Assessment of Ogallala Aquifer 

      Download Project Summary for details

 Online Tools for Water Management

      NEW Online!    Crop Water Allocator      KanSched 3


ET Information

Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Irrigation and Water Management Resources

Recorded presentation on Crop Water Allocator during the "Managing Extended and Extreme Drought on the Farm and Ranch" workshop on January 9, 2014 at Garden City, KS (click here to view)


*ASABE 2018 Educational Aids Blue Ribbon Award (link)


Contact Information


Dr. Jonathan Aguilar

Jonathan Aguilar, PhD, PE
4500 E. Mary Street
Garden City KS 67846-9132
Phone: 620-275-9164
Fax: 620-276-6028
E-mail: jaguilar@ksu.edu


Jake Thompson
4500 E. Mary Street
Garden City KS 67846-9132
Phone: 620-275-9164
Fax: 620-276-6028
E-mail: jake1994@ksu.edu