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Wesley Porter

Area(s) of Expertise: Water Policy

Stories

10/03/18 - UGA Extension releases updated water-saving peanut irrigation checkbook method 03/29/18 - Adjusting planter equipment can make a significant difference in your crop 02/20/18 - Time to inspect your irrigation systems 02/15/18 - $198,000 Conservation Innovation Grant to fund UGA cover crop research 10/11/17 - Testing the water: UGA Extension team studying agricultural water use in Georgia 08/29/17 - UGA study to focus on the long-term economic sustainability of the Upper Floridan Aquifer 02/14/17 - UGA advises farmers to check irrigation systems for maintenance issues now 02/02/17 - Damaged irrigation pivots leave farmers without key farming tools 12/07/16 - Extended fall drought could have effect on cover crops 08/11/16 - Proper sensor placement helps farmers optimize water use 05/17/16 - UGA researching unique irrigation strategy to optimize water use on peanut farms 03/02/16 - Time to get agricultural irrigation systems checked and fixed 01/20/16 - Precision agriculture techniques can help Georgia farmers do more with less water 11/11/15 - Excessive irrigation can lead to diseases, reduced yields in peanuts 08/26/15 - Sub-surface drip irrigation a possible solution for some Georgia peanut farmers 06/04/15 - Annual 4-H20 Camp educates students on water usage and conservation 04/22/15 - Georgia farmers advised to check irrigation systems, equipment before using this spring 02/25/14 - UGA irrigation specialist helping farmers maximize efficiency and yields