Browse Illinois Water Resources Center - Agriculture by Title

  • Mostaghimi, Saied; Lembke, Walter D.; Boast, Charles W. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1984-09)
    This was a study to evaluate the suitability of subirrigation along with alternative soil and water trujlnagement practices on claypan soil. Crop yields on these soils are usually low because of limited water management ...

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  • DeLucia, Evan H.; Wolz, Kevin J. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 2015-02-17)

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  • Ewing, Loyd K. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1989)
    The CREAMS (Chemicals, Runoff and Erosion from Agricultural Management Systems) model was evaluated for predicting runoff and sediment delivery from central Illinois fields without calibration. CREAMS was found to be fairly ...

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  • Bernacchi, Carl J.; VanLoocke, Andy (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 2013)

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  • Lupi, Frank, Jr.; Braden, John B. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1988-12)
    To mitigate damages caused by agricultural runoff, private lake owners' associations are paying for inlake and instream pollution abatement measures and onland conservation practices. This phenomenon supports the notion ...

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  • Davenport, Lynn A.; Lembke, Walter D.; Jones, Benjamin A., Jr. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1973-03)
    The fate of nitrates as they travel through a long porous column at a slow rate was observed in this study with temperature and substrate materials variable. During a one month period of flow with pore velocities averaging ...

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  • Walker, P.N.; Thorne, M.D.; Benham, E.C.; Goetsch, W.D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1981-04)
    This project investigated combinations of both irrigation and drainage treatments in order to determine the best water management practices for field crop production in claypan soils in the upper Midwest. Four years of ...

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  • Walker, Paul N.; Lembke, Walter D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1977-01)
    The recycling agricultural runoff concept is the storage of excess water from agricultural land and using this water for irrigation of the same land when moisture supplies are low. Coincidentally, the system also recycles ...

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  • Jurgens, S.; Johnson, R.R.; Boyer, J.S. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1975-06)
    Irrigation represents the largest segment of consumptive water use in the U.S. Consequently, improvements in the efficiency of irrigation can have an important effect on the amount of water available for other uses. This ...

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  • Boyer, J.S. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1972-07)
    Two of the largest problems in irrigation planning are 1) the measurement of crop moisture status and 2) the interpretation of the measurements in terms of irrigation need. This research program was devoted to both these ...

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  • Sipp, S.K.; Lembke, W.D.; Boast, C.D.; Thorne, M.D.; Walker, P.N. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1984-06)
    Irrigation scheduling with soil moisture monitoring devices provided the most efficient use of water on claypan soils. Corn was found to be particularly responsive to both drainage and irrigation with average yield increases ...

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