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Southwest Research-Extension Center

Water Management Program

 

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

OgallalaWater.org

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)

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Contact Information

 

Dr. Jonathan Aguilar

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