Water Management Program
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"
Multi-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
>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.
Water Technology 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.
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.
Soil Moisture Sensors
Mobile Drip Irrigation
Water Quality Assessment of Ogallala Aquifer
Download Project Summary for details
Online Tools for Water Management
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)