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The Tunica Times • P.O. Box 308/986 Magnolia Street, Tunica, MS 38676

Conserve irrigation water in summer

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- As temperatures rise and rainfall declines over the hot summer months, it is important to use our water resources efficiently.

Luckily, there are technologies and innovative strategies that farmers can employ to make every drop of water count.

In the Mississippi Delta, many farmers have turned to the Mississippi State University Extension Service Row-Crop Irrigation Science Extension and Research, or RISER, program to increase irrigation efficiency. In RISER, farmers use soil moisture sensors to develop irrigation schedules that meet the specific water requirements of their crops.


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