Irrigation scheduling saves water, money

It is important for farmers to get water on crops at the right time throughout the growing season, and Steve Melvin, irrigated cropping systems Extension educator, discussed just that at the Hamilton County Ag Day with a presentation about irrigation scheduling.
“The past two Junes have brought high temperatures and limited rains to much of Nebraska, causing some farmers to question whether they should start irrigating corn during the vegetative growth stage,” Melvin said.

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