Irrigation Technology Systems used in TAWC Project

 

Smart Crop Systems

The SmartCrop™ system is an irrigation management tool that monitors crop water stress
by measuring crop canopy temperature, and then alerts the producer when irrigation is needed.

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John Deere Field Connect

Field Connect uses field-installed probes to monitor moisture levels at various depths. It then sends the information to a web-based interface where producers can see the data on their computer or mobile device and make timely irrigation decisions from anywhere.

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AquaSpy

AquaSpy uses underground soil moisture sensors that communicate with plant roots every three minutes. This information is then relayed to producers' computers where they can read the data provided by AquaSpy to make irrigation decisions.

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TAWC Research Reports

TAWC Project Overview

Increasing Sustainability of Production Agriculture: Featuring Glenn Schur

When Water Determines Your Success: Observed cotton, grain sorghum and grain corn fields in the Texas High Plains 2005-2011

Knowing How Much Water You Have Could Mean Higher Profits

Forage Sorghum Production in the Southern Plains Region