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Irrigation of forage crops in Eastern United States

by O. L. Bennett

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Published by Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forage plants,
  • Irrigation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Orus L. Bennett
    SeriesProduction research report -- no. 59
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26247297M
    OCLC/WorldCa16415600

      The estimated yield loss across the United States is up to 35%, while in Nebraska, the yield loss in some highly susceptible varieties is up to 20% [2,3]. Figure 1. Resistance to QoI fungicides in soybean frogeye leaf spot was detected in 10 counties in Nebraska. Settlers from the eastern United States began to arrive in Arizona during the s, and in , the state became a U.S. territory separate from New Mexico. For these settlers, irrigation for agriculture was challenging to implement because rivers in the Southwest are prone to droughts and long periods of low flow as well as floods.

    In general, warm-season forage crops are more water-use efficient than cool-season crops and annual forages use water. more efficiently than perennial forages. Legumes tend to use Cool-season grasses need about 12 inches of irrigation water annually in eastern Nebraska and 14 to 20 inches in the: central and western parts of the state for. This page booklet covers system components and planning details, as well as guidelines for irrigating different kinds of crops. Includes information about water requirements, emitters and irrigation time, designing laterals and submains, and preventing line clogging.

    Irrigation of agricultural crops in Texas accounts for more water usage than all other uses of water combined percent in The Texas Water Development Board's Water for Texas state water plan predicts that the demand for irrigation water will decline to approximately 40 percent by Conservation-based water management practices by farmers are essential to meet that decline, and. Root crops (turnips) have about 13% protein in the leaves and approximately 8% protein in the roots. Brassica crops can be sown with no-till equipment, a forage-crop drill on a conventional seedbed, or broadcast and followed by cultipacking. Soil fertility is very important for good yields. Seventy-five pounds of N per acre is recommended.


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Under fully irrigated situations, or when irrigation occurs for selected periods during the growing season, keep soil moisture near 50 percent of the plant-available. Trickle Irrigation in the Eastern United States; Evaluating Irrigation System Uniformity; Good Agricultural Practices - Summary of Guidance on Irrigation Water Quality, August working copy Harvesting Irrigation Cover Crops as Forage 5/22/09 News Release in cooperation with Dale Mutch; Irrigation System Uniformity Standard - ASAE S   Illustrated and comprehensive, this field guide uses a simple botanical key.

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