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Irrigation Efficiency and Soil Moisture

Betsy Bower, a Ceres Solutions Co-op Agronomist, and Mark Kingma, a farmer in NW Indiana and board member of the IASWCD, talk about irrigation system efficiency, the tools used for measure moisture, and the benefits of soil health systems for irrigation and water use efficiency. Kingma uses moisture sensors to manage water applications and they have shown how improved soil health has positive impacts on infiltration and rooting depths of crops.

Length: 36:24

Year Produced: 2023

State: Indiana

Cropping Systems: Corn, Other Grains, Soybean

Tags: infiltration, moisture retention, water use efficiency