WERA1022: Meteorological and Climate Data to Support ET-Based Irrigation Scheduling, Water Conservation, and Water Resources Management (from WDC18)

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SEAS-422 Reports

10/31/2018

Aboutalebi, M., Torres-Rua, A.F. and Allen, N., 2018, May. Multispectral remote sensing for yield estimation using high-resolution imagery from an unmanned aerial vehicle. In Autonomous Air and Ground Sensing Systems for Agricultural Optimization and Phenotyping III (Vol. 10664, p. 106640K). International Society for Optics and Photonics.


Aegerter, C., J. Wang, B. Oglesby, S. Irmak, B. Wardlow, H. Yang and Cui Ge. 2017. Mesoscale modeling of the meteorological impacts of irrigation during the 2012 central plains drought. J. Applied Meteorology and Climatology 56: 1259-1283. doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-16-0292.1.


Allen, L.N. and Torres-Rua, A.F., April 2018. (Report) Verification of Water Conservation from Deficit Irrigation Pilot Projects in the Upper Colorado River Basin - Findings and Recommendations. Walton Family Foundation and S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, Utah Water Research Laboratory, Utah Agriculture Experiment Station.


Andales, A.A., Simmons, L.H., Bartolo, M.E. 2018. Determination of consumptive water use of grain sorghum in the Arkansas Valley of Colorado (2017 Season). Completion report to the Colorado Water Conservation Board and Colorado Water Institute. 14 pp.


Andales, A.A., Straw, D., Simmons, L.H., Marek, T.H., Bartolo, M.E., and Ley, T.W. 2018. Design and Construction of a Precision Weighing Lysimeter in Southeast Colorado. Transactions of the ASABE 61(2):509-521. DOI:10.13031/trans.12282


Andrade, M.A., S.A. O’Shaughnessy, S.R. Evett and P.D. Colaizzi. 2018. “ARSmartPivot – A decision support system for variable rate center pivot irrigation systems”, presented at the Sino-US Water Saving Technologies Meeting, Zhenjiang, China, Aug. 17, 2018.


BAE-1292. Understanding Motor and Gear Drive Nameplate Information for Irrigation Pump Evaluations. May 2018.


BAE-1538. Measuring Depth to Groundwater in Irrigation Wells. Nov 2017.


BAE-1541. Tracking Drought Using Soil Moisture Information. Aug 2018.


Bean, E., R. Huffaker, K. Migliaccio. 2018. Estimating field capacity from volumetric soil water content time series using automated processing algorithms. Vadose Zone J. Accepted. DOI: 10.2136/vzj2018.04.0073


Boyer, M. J., M. D. Dukes., I. Duerr, and N. Bliznyuk. 2018. Water conservation benefits of long-term residential irrigation restrictions in southwest Florida. Journal American Water Works Association, https://doi.org/10.5942/jawwa.2018.110.0019 (published online).


Brar, D., W.L. Kranz, T. Lo, S. Irmak and D.L. Martin. 2017. Conservation of energy using variable frequency drive for center pivot irrigation: Standard systems. Transactions of the ASABE 60(1): 95-106. doi:10.13031/trans.11683.


Cardenas, B. and M. D. Dukes. 2018. Dry out periods of two rain sensors and three soil textures; comparisons, water savings potential and manufacturing recommendations. Vadose Zone Journal. (accepted)


Chávez, J.L,, and López-Urrea, R. 2018. Modeling corn surface resistance to estimate actual water use. In Proceedings of the 2018 ASCE EWRI World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2018, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 2-7, 2018, pp 62-73. Site: https://ascelibrary.org/doi/book/10.1061/9780784481400


Chávez, J.L,, Zhang, H., Capurro, M.C., Masih, A., Altenhofen, J. 2018. “Evaluation of multispectral unmanned aerial systems for irrigation management,” In Proceedings of the 2018 SPIE Conference Volume 10664: Autonomous Air and Ground Sensing Systems for Agricultural Optimization and Phenotyping III, 106640Q (15 May 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2305076; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2305076, Orlando, FL, 17 April, 2018.


Chávez, J.L. and H. Zhang. 2018. Determining crop soil water deficit with an UAS. In Proceedings of the 30th Annual Central Plains Irrigation Conference (CPIC), Colby, KS, February 20-21, 2018, CPIA, 760 N. Thompson, Colby, KS. Website: http://www.k-state.edu/irrigate/oow/cpic18.html


Colaizzi, P.D., S.A. O'Shaughnessy, and S.R. Evett. 2018. Calibration and tests of commercial wireless infrared thermometers. Appl. Engr. Agric. 34(4): 647-658. ISSN 0883-8542 https://doi.org/10.13031/aea.12577.


Conger, S. L. D. 2018. Are You Experiencing Water Stress? Louisiana Crops Newsletter, May 2018.


da Silva, A. L. B. R., L. Zotare, M. D. Dukes, S. Agehara, S. Asseng, and E. van Santen. 2018. Irrigation lli method and application timing effect on potato nitrogen fertilizer uptake efficiency. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. (online 17 Aug 2018).


Davis, S. L. 2018. Irrigation Management Plans for the Upcoming Irrigation Season.  Louisiana Crops Newsletter, February 2018.


Davis, S. L. 2018. Irrigation scheduling becomes most important in transitional rainfall environments. Louisiana Irrigation Association Newsletter, Spring 2018 Ed.


Djaman K., K. Koudahe, C.O. Akinbile, S. Irmak. 2017. Evaluation of eleven reference evapotranspiration models in semiarid conditions. Journal of Water Resource and Protection 9:1469-1490. https://doi.org/10.4236/jwarp.2017.912094.


Djaman, K., A.B. Balde, K.B. Muller, D. Rudnick and S. Irmak. 2017. Long-term trend analysis in climate variables and agricultural adaptation strategies to climate change in the Senegal River Basin. Int. J. Climatology (Royal Meteorological Society). 37(6):2873-2888. doi:10.1002/joc.4885.


Djaman, K., D. Rudnick, D. Mutiibwa, L. Diop, M. Sall, I. Kabenge, A. Bodian, H. Tabari and S. Irmak. 2017. Evaluation of the Valiantzas’ simplified forms of the FAO-56 Penman-Monteith reference evapotranspiration model under humid climate. J. Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 143(8):06017005-1. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0001191.


Djaman, K., K. Kouhade, S. Allen, M. O”Neill, and S. Irmak. 2017. Validation of Valiantzas’ reference evapotranspiration equation under different climatic conditions. J. Irigation and Drainage Systems Engineering 6(3): 1-7. doi:10.4172/2168-9768.1000196.


Djaman, K., Koudahe, K., Sall, M., Kabenge, I., Rudnick, D., and Irmak S. 2017. Performance of twelve mass transfer based reference evapotranspiration models under humid climate. Journal of Water Resource and Protection 9:1347-1363. https://doi.org/10.4236/jwarp.2017.912086.


Djaman, K., M. O'Neill, C. Owen, D. Smeal, K. Koudahe, M. West, S. Allen, K. Lombard, and S. Irmak. 2018. Crop evapotranspiration, irrigation water requirement, and water productivity of maize from meteorological data under semiarid climate. Water 10(405):2-17. doi:10.3390/w10040405.


Duerr, I., H. R. Merrill, C. Wang, R. Bai, M. Boyer, M. D. Dukes, and N. Bliznyuk. 2018. Forecasting urban water demand with statistical and machine learning methods using large space-time data. Environmental Modelling and Software, 102(2018): 29-38, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.01.002


Dukes, M. D. Importance of irrigation efficiency in landscapes. Watersmart Innovations Conference. Oct. 3-5, Las Vegas, NV, https://ceregportal.com/wsi/documents/sessions/2018/T-1852.pdf


Dukes, M. D., M. Zamora, D. L. Rowland. 2018. Effect of irrigation scheduling technique and fertility level on corn yield and nitrogen movement. In World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2018. Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers.


Evett, S.R., G.W. Marek, K.S. Copeland and P.D. Colaizzi. Quality management for research weather data - Bushland, Texas. Submitted to Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment, Sep 7, 2018.


Evett, S.R., G.W. Marek, P.D. Colaizzi, B.B. Ruthardt and K.S. Copeland. 2018a. A subsurface drip irrigation system for weighing lysimetry. Appl. Engineer. Agric. 34(1):213-221. https://dx.doi.org/10.13031/aea.12597.


Evett, S.R., P.D. Colaizzi, G.W. Marek, J.E. Moorhead, D.K. Brauer, K.S. Copeland and B.B. Ruthardt. 2018b. “Evaporative Losses from Sprinkler and Subsurface Drip Irrigation in a Region of Large Evaporative Demand”, presented at the 2018 Annual International Meeting of ASABE, July 29- Aug 1, 2018, Detroit, MI.


Evett, S.R., R.C. Schwartz and H.S. Schomberg. 2018c. Electromagnetic and nuclear soil water sensing methods: Comparisons and newer technologies. In Report of the Second Research Coordination Meeting of the Coordinated Research Project, “Nuclear Techniques for a Better Understanding of the Impact of Climate Change on Soil Erosion in Upland Agro-ecosystems (D1.50.17)”, held in Rabat, Morocco, 16 to 20 April 2018.


Haghverdi, A., & Laosheng, W. U. (2018). Accounting for salinity leaching in the application of recycled water for landscape irrigation. Southern California Salinity Coalition.


Heitholt, J., V. Sharma, and A. Pierson. 2017. Yield in 36 Dry Bean Genotypes and its Correlations with Agronomic Traits. University of Wyoming, Agricultural Experiment Station Field Day Bulletin, pp 46-47 http://www.uwyo.edu/uwexpstn/publications/field-days-bulletin/2017-field-days-bulletin.pdf.


Her, Y.G., K.J. Boote, K.W. Migliaccio, C. Fraisse, D. Letson, O. Mbuya, A. Anandhi, H. Chi, L. Ngatia, S. Asseng. 2017. Climate change impacts and adaptation in Florida’s Agriculture. Florida Climate. Florida Climate Institute, Gainesville, FL. http://www.uwyo.edu/uwexpstn/publications/field-days-bulletin/2017-field-days-bulletin.pdf


Jones, A.S., Andales A.A., Chávez, J.L., McGovern, C., Smith, G.E.B. 2017. Weather data integration into irrigation scheduling tools. In: Colorado Water (Mokry, M. ed.), vol. 34(6) (November/December 2017): 24-28, Colorado Water Institute, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. (http://issuu.com/coloradowater/docs/cw_34_6?e=1964603/55042047)


Kukal, M., and S. Irmak. 2017. Spatial and temporal changes in maize and soybean grain yields, precipitation use efficiency and crop water use efficiency in the USA Great Plains. Transactions of the ASABE 60(4):1189-1208. doi 10.13031/trans.12072.


Kukal, M., S. Irmak, and A. Kilic. 2017. Long-term spatial and temporal maize and soybean evapotranspiration derived from ground and satellite-based NDVI datasets over the USA Great Plains. J. Irrigation and Drainage Engineering 143(9):04017031. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0001212.


L. Niel Allen and Jennifer MacAdam. October 2018 7th Edition of Forages, Volume II, The Science of Grassland Agriculture, Chapter 27 - Irrigation and Water Management, in final editing.


Liu, G., Y.C. Li, K.W. Migliaccio, Y. Ouyang, A. K. Alva. 2017. Identification of factors most important for ammonia emission from fertilized soils for potato production using principal component analysis. Journal of Sustainable Watershed Science and Management 1(1)21-30.


Mbabazi, D. G, K.W. Migliaccio, J.H. Crane, C. Fraisse, L. Zotarelli, K.T. Morgan, N. Kiggundu. 2017. An irrigation schedule testing model for optimization of the Smartirrigation avocado app. Agricultural Water Management 179:390-400. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2016.09.006


Mello, S.C., Y.C. Li, K.W. Migliaccio, E.P. Linares, J. Colee, J. Angelotti-Mendonca. 2017. Effects of polymer coated urea and irrigation rates on lantana growth and nitrogen leaching. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 81:546–555. doi:10.2136/sssaj2016.09.0307


Mohamed, A.Z., R.T. Peters, X. Zhu, and A. Sarwar.  2018.  Adjusting Irrigation Uniformity Coefficients for Unimportant Variability on a Small Scale.  Accepted for publication in Agricultural Water Management. 


Morera, M. C., P. F. Monaghan, and M. D. Dukes. 2018. Evolving response to smart irrigation controllers in high water-use central Florida homes. Journal American Water Works Association (accepted).


Nguyen, D.C.H., Ascough II, J.C., Maier, H.R., Dandy, G.C. and Andales, A. A. 2017. Optimization of Irrigation Scheduling Using Ant Colony Algorithms and an Advanced Cropping System Model. Environmental Modelling & Software 97:32-45. DOI:10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.07.002


O'Shaughnessy, S.A., J.J. Casanova, S.R. Evett and P.D. Colaizzi. 2018. Computer vision qualified infrared temperature sensor. United States Patent No. 9,866,768 B1. Issued January 9, 2018.


Pratt, T., Allen, L.N., Rosenberg, D.E., Keller, A.A. and Kopp, K., 2018. Urban agriculture and small farm water use: Case studies and trends from Cache Valley, Utah. Agricultural Water Management, 213, pp.24-35.


Rai, A., J. Heitholt, and V. Sharma. 2018. Dry Bean Growth Dynamics in Response to Deficit Irrigation under Surface- and Sprinkler-Irrigation Systems. University of Wyoming, Agricultural Experiment Station Field Day Bulletin. http://www.uwyo.edu/uwexpstn/publications/field-days-bulletin/2018-field-days-bulletin.pdf.


Ramanitharan Kandiah, Gilbert Robinson, Krishna Kumar Nedunuri, Subramania Sritharan. Hydrology- Environment- Cost Index for Hydraulic Fracturing: A Comparative study in Ohio, California and Texas. 2019 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress. Pittsburgh, PA. May 19-23, 2019. (Oral, Abstract submitted)


Ramanitharan Kandiah, Xiaofang Wei, Krishna Kumar Nedunuri, and Subramania Sritharan. Decadal Changes in the Water Quantity and Quality in Tuscarawas Watershed, Ohio. 2018 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress. Minneapolis, MN. June 3–7,     2018 (Poster)


Ringenberg, D., W. Kranz, S. Irmak, and B. Dvorak. 2018. Extending Extension’s Outreach: Efficacy of using student interns to obtain implementation of irrigation improvements. Journal of Extension 56(4):1-6.


Ruckert, Alice, L. Niel Allen, and Ricardo A. Ramirez. Combinations of plant water-stress and neonicotinoids can lead to secondary outbreaks of Banks grass mite (Oligonychus pratensis Banks). PloS one 13, no. 2 (2018): e0191536.


Schwartz, R.C., S.R. Evett and R.J. Lascano. 2018. Letter to the Editor: Comments on "J. Singh et al., Performance assessment of factory and field calibrations for electromagnetic sensors in a loam soil" [Agric. Water Manage. 196 (2018) 87-98]. Agric. Water Manage. 203(2018):236-239. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2018.02.029.


Sharma, V. 2018. Development of Sugarbeet Crop Coefficients. University of Wyoming, Agricultural Experiment Station Field Day Bulletin. http://www.uwyo.edu/uwexpstn/publications/field-days-bulletin/2018-field-days-bulletin.pdf


Sharma, V. 2018. Irrigation Management – Basics of Soil Water. University of Wyoming Extension.http://www.wyoextension.org/publications/Search_Details.php?pubid=1987&pub=B-1330


Sharma, V. 2018. Methods and Techniques of Soil Moisture Monitoring. University of Wyoming Extension (Accepted, In press).


Sharma, V. 2018. Quantification of Growing-Season Crop Evapotranspiration for Sugarbeet in Wyoming. University of Wyoming, Agricultural Experiment Station Field Day Bulletin. http://www.uwyo.edu/uwexpstn/publications/field-days-bulletin/2018-field-days-bulletin.pdf


Sharma, V. 2018. Soil Moisture Sensors Boost Irrigation Effectiveness. University of Wyoming Extension. Barnyard & Backyards. Summer 2018


Sharma, V. 2018. Strategies to save water when irrigating. Navigating Drought in Wyoming. Page 22. http://www.wyoextension.org/agpubs/pubs/B-1325_Drought_web.pdf.


Sharma, V., A. Pierson, and C. Reynolds. 2017. Effect of Variable Irrigation and Nitrogen Application on Sugarbeet Root and Sugar Yield. University of Wyoming, Agricultural Experiment Station Field Day Bulletin, pp 66-67.


Sharma, V., A. Pierson, and J. Heitholt. 2017. Dynamics of Soil Moisture and Crop Canopy Architecture Traits for Dry Beans in Wyoming. University of Wyoming, Agricultural Experiment Station Field Day Bulletin, pp 52-53.


Sharma, V., A. Rai*, and J. Heitholt. 2018. Dry Bean Yield Response to Deficit Irrigation under Surface and Sprinkler Irrigation Systems. University of Wyoming, Agricultural Experiment Station Field Day Bulletin. http://www.uwyo.edu/uwexpstn/publications/field-days-bulletin/2018-field-days-bulletin.pdf


Sharma, V., and J. Heitholt. 2018. Screening Dry Bean Genotypes for Drought Tolerance in Wyoming. University of Wyoming, Agricultural Experiment Station Field Day Bulletin. http://www.uwyo.edu/uwexpstn/publications/field-days-bulletin/2018-field-days-bulletin.pdf


Sharma, V., C. Nicholson, T. Bergantino, J. Cowley, B. Hess, and J. Tanaka. 2018. Wyoming Agricultural Climate Network (WACNet). University of Wyoming, Agricultural Experiment Station Field Day Bulletin. http://www.uwyo.edu/uwexpstn/publications/field-days-bulletin/2018-field-days-bulletin.pdf


Sharma, V., J. Heitholt, and J. Vardiman. 2017. Dry bean water management and yield response under surface and sprinkler irrigation. University of Wyoming, Agricultural Experiment Station Field Day Bulletin, pp 32. http://www.uwyo.edu/uwexpstn/publications/field-days-bulletin/2017-field-days-bulletin.pdf


Stevens, G., M. Rhine and J. Heiser. 2018. Rice production with furrow irrigation in the Mississippi River Delta Region of the USA. P. 69-80.  In F. Shah, Z. Hayat Khan and A. Iqbal (eds.), Rice Crop. DOI: 10.5772/Intechopen.74820. Available from: https://www.intechopen.com/books/rice-crop-current-developments/rice-production-with-furrow-irrigation-in-the-mississippi-river-delta-region-of-the-usa


Stevens, G., M. Rhine, and J. Nelson. 2017. Soil water balances for irrigation cotton using a phone app. Beltwide Cotton Conf., Dallas, TX. Jan. 5.


Torrion, J.A. and R.N. Stougaard. 2017. Impacts and limits of irrigation water management on spring wheat yield and quality. Crop Sci. J 57:1-13.


Trenton Barnes. 2017. Impact Index for Measuring Fracking Impact on Water Resources. Louis Stokes Midwest Center of Excellence Conference- 2017. Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel, Keystone Crossing, IN. October 6, 2017 (Poster)


Vincent, C., B. Schaffer, D.L. Rowland, K.W. Migliaccio, J.H. Crane, and Y.C. Li. 2017. Sunn hemp intercrop and mulch increases papaya growth and reduces wind speed and virus damage. Scientia Horticulturae 218:304-315.


Zambrano-Vaca, C., L. Zotarelli, K.W. Migliaccio, R Beeson, K. Morgan, J. Chaparro, and M. Olmstead. 2018. Irrigation practices for peaches in Florida. HS1316. Horticultural Sciences, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida., 6 pgs.


Zamora, M. and Dukes, M. D. etc. 2018. A partial nitrogen (N) budget:  Inputs and potential outputs from corn fields in Florida sandy soils. ASABE International Meeting, July 29-Aug 1, Detroit, MI.


Zamora, M. M. Dukes, D. Rowland. 2018. Effect of irrigation scheduling technique and fertility level on corn yield and nitrogen management. 14th International Conference on Precision Agriculture. June 24-27, Montreal, Canada.


Zamora, M., M. Dukes, S. Rath. 2018. A partial nitrogen (N) budget:  Inputs and potential outputs from corn fields in Florida sandy soils. In Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting. Jul 29 – Aug 1, Detroit, MI, Paper No. 1801676. ASABE, St. Joseph, MI.


Zhang, M. P, H. Singh P, K.W. Migliaccio, I. Kisekka. 2017. Evaluating water table response to rainfall events in a shallow aquifer and canal system. Hydrological Processes 31:3907-3919. 10.1002/hyp.11306


Zhang, M., Y.G. Her, K.W. Migliaccio. 2017. Florida Rainfall Data Source and Types. AE517. Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ae517, 5 pgs.


Zhang, M.P, C. De LeonG, K.W. Migliaccio. 2018. Evaluation and comparison of interpolated gauge rainfall data and gridded rainfall data in Florida. Hydrological Sciences Journal doi: 10.1080/02626667.2018.1444767


Zurweller, B.A., D.L. Rowland, B.L. Tillman, P. Payton, K.W. Migliaccio, D. Wright, J. Erickson. 2018. Assessing above- and below-ground traits of disparate peanut genotypes for determining adaptability to soil hydrologic conditions. Field Crops Research 219: 98-105.

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