Researchers at Texas A&M are screening various spinach varieties to identify those with both improved nitrogen-use efficiency and disease resistance, as a first step toward developing cultivars adapted to production in Texas.
Water and Irrigation Systems for Market Farming
This presentation by Luke Freeman, from the Oklahoma Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program, discusses watering needs and approaches for small-scale horticultural crops. It opens with a summary of moisture-conserving techniques, and then covers water sources (surface, ground, or rural/city), pumping systems, filtration systems, and distribution systems (drip vs. sprinkler), as well as soil moisture monitoring and crop critical moisture periods.
Author: Luke Freeman