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Presented Posters & Papers

Maximizing profits via irrigation timing for capacity-constrained cotton production

Perceptions of Sustainable Textiles - Poster , Paper

Field Calibration of PR2 Capacitance Probe in Pullman
Clay-Loam Soil of Southern High Plains

Economic Analysis of Cover Crops in the Southern High Plains

Recruiting for Water College: Identifying Agricultural Producers'
Communication Channels and Influencers

Economic Advantages of Soil Moisture Probes on the Texas Southern High Plains

The Relationship Between Familiarity with the Texas Alliance for Water Conservation and Use of Water Conservation Behaviors

Profitability of 2 and 2 skip row planting

Using forages to conserve water in semi-arid irrigated cropping systems

Comparison of productivity and efficiency of grass-only and grass-legume beef stocker grazing systems

The Development of a Water College to Encourage Adoption of Irrigation Management Practices

Fractionating Rainfall into Vegetative Interception and Soil Infiltration in Perennial Grassland

Comparison of Center Pivot Low Elevation Spray and Low Energy Precision Application of Irrigation on Cotton in the Texas Southern High Plains

TAWC Presentations

Cotton - Field to Gin, Presented to Bayer Group August 2017 - Rick Kellison & Dr. Donna Mitchell

Cotton - Field to Gin, Presented at Kingpins Denim Days - presented by Rick Kellison

An Economic Analysis to Determine the Feasibility of Groundwater Supplementation from the Dockum Aquifer  - presented by Dr. Donna Mitchell

Demonstrated Water Conservation Technologies - presented by Rick Kellison at the Oklahoma Irrigation Conference

Linking Climate to Groundwater Conservation - presented by Dr. Chuck West

Water Footprint in High Plains Agriculture - presented by Dr. Chuck West

Potential Evapotranspiration: A practical approach to irrigating cotton - presented by Bob Glodt

Irrigating by the numbers and understanding the parameters - presented by Bob Glodt

Potential evapotranspiration: what atmospheric factors determine the daily conversion of liquid water to water vapor resulting in water loss from surface water and soil-plant system - presented by Dr. Dan Krieg

Water Supply & Demand - presented by Dr. Dan Krieg

 A Background of The Texas Alliance for Water Conservation - presented by Rick Kellison

Limited Water Supply Management - presented by Dan Krieg

Scheduling Cotton Irrigation 60% PET - presented by Bob Glodt

LEPA vs LESA Analysis on Cotton - presented by Rick Kellison

Economic Comparison of Cover Crop Use in Texas High Plains Cotton

Photos and Videos

TAWC YouTube Channel

TAWC Photos Gallery

TAWC Animated Info Video

2015 TEEA Winner Agriculure: Texas Alliance for Water Conservation

The Texas Alliance for Water Conservation, Texas Tech University 

Texas Alliance for Water Conservation

Field to Market 2021 Spotlight Honorees

Texas Tech Community Partners Spotlight - Lloyd Arthur, TAWC Cooperating Producer



CASNR Water Center

West Texas Mesonet

Texas Water Development Board


2018 Ogallala Summit white papers: TEXAS

High Plains Underground Water District

Water Grows


TAWC Outreach Resources

2019 Grazing Field Walk on New Deal Research Farm

2020 TAWC Water College Handbook


Field Talks

A Visit with Lloyd Arthur, Crosby County Producer - May 2020

No-Till and Livestock Rotation with producer Kris Verett - May 2020

Irrigation Scheduling with consultant Farris Hightower - Part 1 - June 2020

Irrigation Scheduling with consultant Farris Hightower - Part 2 - June 2020 

Economics of Irrigation Technology: Is it worth it? with consultant Jeff Miller - June 2020

Irrigation Technology being installed for 2020 growing season with consultant Jeff Miller - June 2020

Irrigating in Extreme Heat with consultant Bob Glodt - July 2020

From hail storms, extreme heat and finally a good rain; the ups and downs so far to 2020 growing season with producer Lloyd Arthur - July 2020


OgallalaWater Handouts

Drought Planning & Management for Forage, Range, and Livestock

Innovations in Forages

Irrigation Scheduling Tools

Soil Health

Soil Moisture Monitoring

Producer Attitudes Toward Ogallala Aquifer Groundwater Conservation