As we move through summer and all of the challenges weather brings to the agriculture industry, I wanted to take a moment to share some very important and exciting information. Delta Plastics, along with many other stakeholders, launched the H2O Initiative several years ago. This is a bold move to reduce irrigation water by 20% within the Mississippi Delta by the year 2020. I feel this is an important endeavor and have devoted multiple resources from Delta Plastics to help this happen.
By Dr. Jason Krutz Associate Extension/Research Professor, Mississippi State University
This study by Dr. Krutz outlines how farmers can benefit from combining these scientific scheduling tools on soybean grain yield and irrigation water use for more efficient irrigation and water conservation: