This publication discusses the use of granular matrix sensors (GMS) for monitoring soil moisture content. It explains how to install GMS and use the recorded data for irrigation scheduling.
Explica el uso de los sensores matriciales granulares para la medición de la tensión de humedad del suelo. Explica cómo instalar estos sensores y cómo usar los datos registrados para la programación del riego.
Esta publicación explica el uso de los productos de poliacrilamida (PAM) para controlar la erosión en las zanjas y surcos de riego. Describe los varios tipos de PAM y las maneras de aplicarla. Incluye una lista de vendedores de productos.
This publication discusses irrigation scheduling of potatoes using crop evapotranspiration and/or soil water tension.
PAM is a synthetic water-soluble polymer composed of molecules of acrylamide. PAM binds soil particles together, causing them to settle out and not be carried away in runoff water. This prevents soil loss and can improve water...
As summer approaches and the soil dries, forage plants become dormant. Some years in drier areas of Oregon dormancy may begin in the late spring. If you have irrigation rights, your pastures can provide supplemental nutrition ...
Excessive summer irrigation of oak and madrone trees may promote fungal diseases such as the oak root fungus (aka armillaria root disease) and crown rot.
Green Side up and brown side down. Seriously, it is that easy! But, just in case you are a detail oriented person here are a few extra things to consider while getting those roots in the ground.
A codling moth goes through several stages in its life cycle. If you're trying to prevent damage to apples and other fruit, it helps to know when adults and larvae are active.