Part 1 of a 3 part series on Web Soil Survey. This video covers information on the Web Soil Survey home page, ways to access the application, and explanation of the top ribbon of the application.
Part 2 of a 3 part series on Web Soil Survey. This video covers ways to set an Area Of Interest (AOI), limits for the AOI, and ways to change the display legend and imagery background.
Part 3 of a 3 part series on Web Soil Survey. This video covers the various tabs of soil information, report settings, shopping cart, and download of soil data.
Shawn Nield leads you through a NRCS Soil Survey using Malta, ID as an example.
Trailer of the Big Bertha, Meet Travis Wood and Measuring Pump Plant Efficiency videos. This trailer was shared at the Irrigation Workshop March 19, 2021.
AG Irrigation Workshop Trailer Supercut
Big Bertha, one of the largest line-shaft turbine and irrigation pumps in central Oregon, is saving watts and water after a recent facelift. The Van Akens and Grossmans used incentives from Bonneville Power and Central Electric Cooperative to upgrade Big Bertha with a variable frequency drive.
Big Bertha: Pumping up Energy and Water Savings with a Variable Frequency Drive
Overview of new video content on the Ag Presentations and Videos page from the March 9 webinar.
June 2021 AUG Meeting presentation that covers updated web content, IM and measure changes and drought consequences.
Explains the importance of soil structure and composition and how it impacts seasonal irrigation requirements.
Explains the different types of irrigation pumps and how wear and tear from regular use causes them to wear out over time.
Why do pumps wear out?
In the paper, Irrigation Water Management Strategies for Drought, co-authors Troy Peters and Maria Zamora-Re discuss strategies to minimize the impact of irrigation water shortages and limit the damage to crops.
Irrigation Water Management Strategies for Drought