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  Document AGEC-1017 Water Rate Structure: A Tool for Water Conservation in Oklahoma

By Tracy Boyer, Larry Sanders, Damian Adams, Christopher Boyer and Mike Smolen. This fact sheet provides information on average water rates and rate structures, including conservation pricing, in Oklahoma and presents some pricing alternatives that might help manage water use. Revised June 2015.

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  Document BAE-1502 Irrigation Water Flow Measurement

By Saleh Taghvaeian. The purpose of this fact sheet is to discuss a few basic methods of water measurement. Revised Novembe 2014.

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  Document BAE-1511 Drip Irrigation Systems

By Saleh Taghvaeian. This fact sheet discusses the benefits of drip irrigation. Revised May 2014.

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  Document BAE-1518 Water Quality Series: Capturing and Recycling Irrigation Runoff as a Pollution Prevention Measure

By Shanda Wilson and Sharon von Broembsen. This fact sheet discusses capturing and recycling runoff water and how this can prevent pollution in drinking and other water supplies.

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  Document BAE-1525 Irrigation Pump System Testing

By Robert Scott Frazier and Carol Jones. This fact sheet discusses efficiency testing of irrigation pumps, which can result in considerable savings per year.

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  Document BAE-1527 Surface Irrigation Systems

By Saleh Taghvaeian. This Fact Sheet provides general information on key aspects of surface irrigation systems.

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  Document BAE-1530 Irrigated Agriculture in Oklahoma

By Saleh Taghvaeian. This fact sheet provides a comprehensive picture of the state of irrigated agriculture in Oklahoma.

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  Document BAE-1531 The Ogallala Aquifer

By Saleh Taghvaeian, R. Scott Frazier, Dustin Livingston and Garey Fox. This fact sheet discusses the Ogallala Aquifer, the primary source of water for many communities throughout the High Plains region.

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  Document BAE-1532 Agricultural Irrigation with Reclaimed Water: Oklahoma Regulation

By Saleh Taghvaeian and Patrick Fox. Things to consider when planning to reuse water for irrigation include; source water quality, source water quantity, crop selection, soil conditions, method of irrigation, economics, potential health effects and existing regulations (EPA, 2012). This fact sheet focuses on Oklahoma regulations.

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  Document BAE-1535 Review and Operational Guidelines for Portable Ultrasonic Flowmeters

By Blessing Masasi, Scott Frazier and Saleh Taghvaeian. This fact sheet describes the general characteristics and principles behind two main types of portable ultrasonic flowmeters currently available in the market and used for both laboratory and field applications: transit-time and doppler ultrasonic flowmeters.

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  Document BAE-1537 Understanding Soil Water Content and Thresholds for Irrigation Management

By Sumon Datta, Saleh Taghvaeian and Jacob Stivers. This fact sheet provides agricultural producers with the basic concepts of soil water and the thresholds utilized for proper interpretation of sensor data for efficient irrigation scheduling. With efficient irrigation management practices, producers can manage and conserve water, maximize the yield of crops and improve economic benefits.

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  Document BAE-1538 Measuring Depth to Groundwater in Irrigation Wells

By R. Scott Frazier, Saleh Taghvaeian and Divya Handa. This fact sheet discusses measuring depth to groundwater in irrigation wells.

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  Document CR-2173 Economic Viability of Grain Sorghum and Corn as a Function of Irrigation Capacity

By Jason Warren, Art Stoecker, Rodney Jones, Karthik Ramaswamy and Tracy Beedy. This fact sheet discusses the economic difference between growing grain sorghum versus corn.

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  Document HLA-6445 Smart Irrigation Technology: Controllers and Sensors

By Malarie Gotcher, Saleh Taghvaeian and Justin Moss. This fact sheet discusses soil moisture sensors, along with other technology to make the most of water usage as well as benefitting the environment and the beautification of your landscape.

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  Document HLA-6610 Simple Irrigation Audit for Home Lawns in Oklahoma

By Justin Moss, John Haase, Dennis Martin, Jason Vogel and Tracy Boyer.  The purpose of this fact sheet is to assist homeowners in determining the output of their lawn irrigation system in inches per hour. Reviewed January 2015.

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  Document HLA-6613 Turf Irrigation Water Quality: A Reference Guide

By Justin Moss, Michael Kress and Andrew Childers. This guide is designed to familiarize people with water quality language and instrumentation.

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  Document L-434 Irrigation

By Malarie Gotcher, John Schroeder and Justin Q. Moss This brochure discusses irrigation of the home lawn and garden, including some water saving tips.

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  Document L-444 Lawn Watering Tips

By Alexandra Mullock, Malarie Gotcher, John Schroeder, Saleh Taghvaeian, and Justin Moss. This leaflet gives tips on how to water your lawn for the best effects, all while conserving water.

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  Document PSS-2140 Fate of Precipitation Falling on Oklahoma Cropland

By Jason Warren, Tyson E. Ochsner, and Chad B. Godsey. This fact sheet discusses rainwater, its distribution, and how crop management practices influences this distribution. Revised February 2013.

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