Behind the beauty of the High Desert, lie many factors that create challenges for Central Oregon gardeners. Learn how to work with cold weather, short seasons, dry summers and other elements that can affect your gardening success.
Irrigating pastures can provide livestock with nutrition long into summer. Learn to monitor soil moisture to determine when to irrigate and how much water to apply.
This publication discusses irrigation scheduling of potatoes using crop evapotranspiration and/or soil water tension.
Information on vineyard water management, focusing on when to initiate irrigation.
The benefits of cover crops are widely touted, but in the real world of farming it is often challenging to work cover crops into your rotation. Crops like late sweet corn, pumpkins and winter squash, tomatoes and peppers, ...