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Mailing Address:
3806 N 3600 E
Kimberly ID 83341-5082

Phone: 208-423-4691

Fax: 208-423-6699

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/kimberly

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Mailing Address:
315 Falls Avenue East
Twin Falls ID 83301

Phone: 208-736-3600

Fax: 208-736-0843

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/twin-falls

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Physical Address:
E.J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 45
606 Rayburn Street

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2337
Moscow, ID 83844-2337

Phone: 208-885-6681

Fax: 208-885-6654

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/iaes

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Irrigation Water Management

This program focuses on irrigation scheduling and water and equipment management, including urban and suburban settings, for water conservation. Aspects of this program include:

  • Water, soil moisture and crop water use measurement
  • Irrigation system selection, design and maintenance
  • Improved irrigation water management strategies

Research efforts include:

  • Field measurement and modeling of crop water use and soil moisture movement
  • Soil moisture monitoring equipment
  • Improved irrigation water management strategies
  • Flow hydraulics and erosion in irrigation furrows
  • Design of buried drip irrigation systems
  • Evaluation of seepage from dairy lagoons and recommended construction practices

Current Extension topics include irrigation with limited water supplies and system maintenance impact on uniformity of water application.

Center Pivot Irrigation of Corn

Review the University of Idaho Extension Bulletin 881 Center Pivot Irrigation for Corn: Water Management and System Design Considerations in Southern Idaho to learn more about water requirements during different crop stages of corn, impact of water stress during different growing stages on yield and quality of silage corn. This publication also discusses irrigation system design considerations to avoid water stress and resulting impacts on yield and quality.

Howard Neibling

Associate Professor

Office Annex 102

208-308-5192 or 208-423-6679

hneiblin@uidaho.edu

Contact

Mailing Address:
3806 N 3600 E
Kimberly ID 83341-5082

Phone: 208-423-4691

Fax: 208-423-6699

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/kimberly

Google Maps

Mailing Address:
315 Falls Avenue East
Twin Falls ID 83301

Phone: 208-736-3600

Fax: 208-736-0843

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/twin-falls

Google maps

Physical Address:
E.J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 45
606 Rayburn Street

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2337
Moscow, ID 83844-2337

Phone: 208-885-6681

Fax: 208-885-6654

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/iaes

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