Tag Archives: water conservation

Soil Moisture Sensor Q & A

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Increase water-use efficiency with the aid of sensors for irrigation scheduling. • By Michael T. Plumblee, Clemson University Precision Agriculture Extension Specialist • Water is needed for the plant to grow, and for peanuts specifically, it is needed to move calcium from land plaster into the pegging zone and then into pods. It also improves the effectiveness of pesticides, such ... Read More »

Water-Saving Upgrades

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Irrigator Pro, now available as a mobile-device app, helps farmers enhance water conservation and on-farm efficiency. Is water the new gold? When you consider that about 1 percent of the Earth’s water supply is available for human use, coupled with a growing global population, the comparison makes sense. Across the United States and beyond, farmers are looking for innovative ways ... Read More »

Conservation Media Library

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This new resource from the Soil and Water Conservation Society offers how-to guides for implementing management practices. If you are looking to know more about the latest techniques for preserving water quality and reducing soil loss, there is now a one-stop resource for that information. The Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) recently unveiled the Conservation Media Library, a comprehensive ... Read More »