Irrigation Scheduling

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Irrigation Scheduling


PowerPoint on irrigation seheduling (.pptx)

MSU Excel spedsheet for irrigation scheduling (.xls)

MSU Paper version for irrigation scheduling (.pdf)

Watermark Granular Matrix Sensor to Measure Soil Matric Potential for Irrigation Management* (530 KB; 8 pages, .pdf)    Defines soil matric potential and describes principles and operational characteristics of one of the electrical resistance type soil moisture sensors for irrigation management. Examples show how soil matric potential can be used for irrigation management.


Soil Moisture Graph

Link to Nebraska WatermarkTM Sensor Reading Calculator


Irrigation Trigger Levels for Various Nebraska Soils (chart, .pdf)


More detailed irrigation trigger levels for Watermark blocks with %  water content derived for Nebraska charts (.pdf).