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Solar Radiation Data Available for Northern Caribbean Region


Solar radiation data can be downloaded for the Northern Caribbean Region.  Daily, monthly and annual data are available. About these ads

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Courses offered this semester at UPRM: Farm Irrigation and Agroclimatology (TMAG)


I will be offering the following two courses this semester at UPR-Mayaguez. Please click the following links for the course fliers. TMAG 5017 Agroclimatology TMAG 4019 Farm Drainage and Irrigation Systems Please feel free to contact me if you would … Continue reading

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Daily Reference Evapotranspiration (ETo) for Haiti and the Dominican Republic


Daily reference evapotranspiration (ETo) is now available for Haiti and the Dominican Republic.  CLICK HERE to visit the new pragwater page, which provides a link to the daily image data and the method background information.  The page also provides information … Continue reading

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Course offerings this semester at UPRM: Farm Irrigation and Agroclimatology (TMAG)


I will be offering the following two courses this semester at UPR-Mayaguez. Please click the following links for the course fliers. TMAG 5017 Agroclimatology TMAG 4019 Farm Drainage and Irrigation Systems Please feel free to contact me if you would … Continue reading

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CROP WATER USE ( HARGREAVES ET EQUATION) NEW WOLFRAM ALPHA WIDGET


CROP WATER USE ( HARGREAVES ET EQUATION) NEW WOLFRAM ALPHA WIDGET. Reference: Hargreaves, G. H. and Z. A. Samani, Reference Crop Evapotranspiration from Temperature. Appl. Eng. Agric., ASAE. 1(2). 1985,. pp.96-99. Widget Application: Suppose you want to schedule irrigation by … Continue reading

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NOAA CREST SUMMER CAMP at UPRM


Students from across Puerto Rico attended the NOAA CREST Summer Camp this week on the UPRM Campus.  This afternoon, they attended a workshop by Dr. Eric Harmsen, which focused on the use of GOES-PRWEB for scheduling irrigation in Puerto Rico.  … Continue reading

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Smart Irrigation


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Product Review: Remotely accessible irrigation management tool from Koubachi


Cool!! Remotely accessible sensor for managing irrigation and other stuff.   The device is sold by a Switzerland-based company called Koubachi.  Too expensive for house plants but could be great for agricultural applications.  http://allthingsd.com/20130613/high-tech-help-for-the-green-thumb-challenged/. The review focuses on the remote … Continue reading

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Toro Drip Tips


I thought the visitors to pragwater.com would find this link on drip irrigation tips useful. http://driptips.toro.com/

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An Agricultural Application of GOES-PRWEB


In this presentation a simple, web-based method for scheduling irrigation is presented.  The presentation was given at the 8th Annual NOAA CREST Symposium, The City College of City University of New York, NY, June 5-6, 2013. Click here to view … Continue reading

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