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Agricultural Hydrology Course to be offered at UPR-Mayaguez Campus


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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.

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New Book on Evapotranspiration


Dr. Megh Goyal and Dr. Eric Harmsen have co-edited a new book titled Evapotranspiration Principles and Application for Water Management. Additional information is available at the following website: http://www.appleacademicpress.com/title.php?id=101  (Not sure if the 15% discount still applies.)

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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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Why Leaves Evolved


The Glory of Leaves Click here to read article Water Lily:  Like snorkels, the mouthlike stomata on water lily leaves point up, where they find the air they need. From National Geographic Magazine, October 2012, http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/10/leaves/dunn-text This article is very … 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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