Irrigation

Lynn Ketchum

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Bees, Seeds, and Water Beads

Central Oregon is a global mecca for vegetable seed. Learn how Oregon State research has crafted a unique balance between honeybees, pheromones, irrigation, and farming to grow vegetable seeds better than almost anywhere in the world.

By Rhonda Simmons | Video

Management of grapevine water status under irrigated and non-irrigated conditions

Information on vineyard water management, focusing on when to initiate irrigation.

By Alexander Levin, | Article

Traveling Big Gun Calibration Checklist

Checklist for calibrating a traveling big gun irrigation system.

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Don’t neglect to water garden in summer

Jul 6, 2018
Watering correctly will keep your garden thriving in hot weather.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

To grasp water scarcity, OSU researchers probe links between human and natural systems

Oct 23, 2017
A big OSU-based modeling study captures the fine-level interactions between nature and people

By Gail Wells | News Story

OSU model shows modest increases in urban water use in Willamette Valley

Oct 4, 2017
An acre of irrigated farmland uses more water than an acre of land for housing

By Chris Branam | News Story

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Can I leave my garden hoses outside this winter?

If I unhook my garden hoses from the faucet, can I leave them outside? I always turn off the outside water for the winter. But will it damage a hose to leave it outside ?

By Chrissy Lucas | Featured Question