Category Archives: Irrigation Practices & Techniques

Articles addressing problems and solutions with specific irrigation practices.

COMET Farm Online Tool by USDA

This looks a like a really interesting and powerful tool. It’s purpose, in a nutshell, is to help producers understand and manage their operation to maximize carbon sequestration (and building soil health) and minimize energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. … Continue reading

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Soil Organic Matter (SOM) – The Principle Focus Of Soil Health

Staying a little divergent from the norm – I want to interject some of my own observations & thoughts in soil health/quality, although not really my own as my knowledge base has been built up for many years by so many folks … Continue reading

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USDA’s Soil & Water Management page

Here it the USDA’s Soil and Water Management page of their Alternative Farming Systems Information Center. If you have irrigation questions this is a good place to start.

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