This publication provides direction on estimating soil moisture by the "feel and appearance" method; taking a some soil and rolling it up in a ball then squeezing it between your thumb and forefinger to form a ribbon and noting how it appears and feels. Compare what you see with photographs and/or charts to estimate percent water available and the inches depleted below field capacity.
Small fruit, vegetable and nursery crops generally require irrigation to produce the quality the market demands and the yield the producer needs. Irrigation technology has changed dramatically over the last thirty years. Drip or ...
Provides suggestions for ways to conserve irrigation water. Explains how to use the AgriMet crop water use charts. Provides general guidelines for irrigation methods, timing, and soil management.
Organic pesticides are usually considered as those pesticides that come from natural sources. They are usually minimally processed. These natural sources are usually plants or minerals. There are also microbial pesticides.