The first issue of the 2021 OSU Hemp Newsletter. In this issue, we discuss how hemp producers can create corn earworm monitoring kits; reminders on careful watering of transplanted hemp; and provided recent OSU news and updates on hemp.
Govinda Shrestha, Gordon Jones |
Jul 2021 |
The workshops and popular field tours provided the education needed to make the right decisions about livestock grazing and irrigation in order to conserve water, increase forage production and increase profits.
Oregon Crop Water Use and Irrigation Requirements: Provides consumptive use and net irrigation requirements for economically important crops in 27 climatic regions in Oregon. Computations are based on the modified Blaney-Criddle calculation method and climatic database information. ...
Western Oregon Irrigation Guides: Set of irrigation guides for farmers in the Willamette Valley, covering the primary field, row, and orchard crops. Gives an overview of the decisions and factors that go into irrigation system design, operation, and maintenance. ...
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. Independent of which system or mix of systems a grower uses, irrigation management can be challenging. An irrigation program must match the changing demands of the crop with the water supplied.
Drip Irrigation: An Introduction: Discusses the advantages of drip irrigation and how it can help growers use water efficiently. Covers basic concepts related to components and design as well as management considerations such as placement of the tape, timing and rates, maintenance, and adjustments to fertilizer rates.
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