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‘Most Crop Per Drop’ contest challenges Arkansas producers

Experimentation paid off for Arkansas producers who competed in the “Most Crop Per Drop” contest — in knowledge gained about irrigation management and in cash prizes for the top winners. Contest winners were announced recently during the 34th annual Arkansas Water and Soil Education Conference, held virtually this year. The top winners in three categories — corn, rice and soybean ... Read More »

University of Arkansas Opens Second Annual Irrigation Yield Contest

most crop per drop corn winner

The 2019 Arkansas irrigation yield contest, “Most Crop per Drop,” is open for entries. “We are conducting a conservation yield competition measuring yield and water use for rice, soybeans, and corn,” says Chris Henry, University of Arkansas associate professor. The contest is meant to encourage irrigation best management practices, such as computerized hole selection, sensor based irrigation scheduling and surge ... Read More »