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Irrigation is the artificial application of water. In agricultural terms, irrigation means the action of applying water to land in order to supply crops and other plants with necessary water.
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NEW - Drip Irrigation Guide for Onion Growers
NEW - Drip Irrigation Guide for Growers of Hybrid Poplar
NEW - Successful Potato Irrigation Scheduling
NEW - Drip Irrigation Guide for Potatoes
- Department of Environmental Quality (Link)
Groundwater is vital to the public health, economy, and environment of Oregon. Oregon’s groundwater has many uses including drinking water and other household uses, irrigation for crops, numerous industrial and commercial uses, and base flow to streams. In Oregon, the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has the primary authority for groundwater quality protection.
- Irrigation District(s) Crop Report Summaries:
North Unit Irrigation District
Ochoco Irrigation District
(these figures are estimates only and have been provided by growers with irrigated acreages of 25 and up.)
- Deficit Irrigation Effect on Forage Yield (pdf) (updated 5/8/15)
- Irrigation 101 (pdf) (updated 5/8/15)
- Limited Irrigation and Rain this Year? (pdf) (updated 5/8/15)
- OSU Review Details Negative Impact of Pesticides and Fertilizers on Amphibians (pdf)