e-Discussion on On-farm Irrigation Efficiency for Small Scale Farming (15 February - 2 March 2018)

Concerns about scarcity of water have focused attention on irrigation, the largest water user sector worldwide, which is widely seen as a low-value, wasteful and ‘‘inefficient’’ user of water and in times of scarcity we all have a responsibility to use water wisely, efficiently and productively. 155 more words


Sharna Holman is crazy about Cotton.

Meet Young Farming Champion Sharna Holman. She is crazy about cotton. Have a 10 minute conversation with her and you will be crazy about cotton too. 304 more words

Young Farming Champions

Drying and Greening of the West?

Could the American West become both drier and greener under climate change?

This is the perplexing subject of a recent study by scientists from NASA, Dartmouth College, and Columbia University. 1,392 more words

Snowpack & Drought

Effects of deficit irrigation on the yield, yield components, water and irrigation water use efficiency of spring canola - JBES

Abolfazl Majnooni-Heris, Amir Hossein Nazemi, Ali Ashraf Sadraddini

Department of Water Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tabriz, Tabriz Iran

Key words: Rapeseed, irrigation, water use efficiency, yield, yield response factor. 278 more words