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Jacob Farm Water Technology Field Day, August 16, 2018

Field Day Location and Directions: Jacob Farm 

The Jacob Water Technology Farm is operated by Ryan Speer.  The farm is located 5 miles west of Valley Center, Kansas off of W 85th St N at the intersection with N 103rd St W.

The Water Technology Farm focuses on both water conservation and water quality.  The objectives of the farm include applying less water during growing season and decreasing the application of saline-rich water to help improve crop yields. 

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Technology

On the Jacob Farm various technologies are being utilized, including a comparison of several soil moisture probes, plant based moisture sensors, and segmented watering with the addition of center pivot controllers.

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