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(Neb.)- UNWNRD Crop Water Use Report (July 1st)

By: Jeremy Anderson Posted at: 07/02/2019 10:02 AM

(Crop Water Use Report, Week of July 1st from UNWNRD, Brought to you by NWRPPD)

Over the past week, wheat used 2.2 inches.
Expected use by wheat for this week is 1.65 inches.

Over the past week, corn used 0.7 inches.
Expected use by corn for this week is 0.53 inches.

In the past week, beets used 0.28 inches.
Expected use by beets for this week is 0.21 inches.

Over the past week, potatoes used 0.6 inches.
Expected use by potatoes for this week is 0.45 inches.

Over the past week, dry beans used 0.12 inches.
Expected use by dry beans for this week is 0.09 inches.

Over the past week, soybeans used 0.4 inches.
Expected use by soybeans for this week is 0.3 inches.

Over the past week, alfalfa used 2.0 inches.
Expected use by alfalfa for this week is 1.5 inches.

In past week, actively growing lawns used 1.4 inches.
Expected use by actively growing lawns for this week is 1 inch.

In the past week average ET gage readings were 2 inches.
The average rainfall for the district was 0.57 inches.

The weather forecast for the next week shows highs being in 80’s with lows in the low 60s
and high 50s. There is a chance of scattered thunderstorms throughout the week.
Please continue checking moisture levels throughout the soil profile to determine total
available water and adjust irrigation application rates accordingly.

The crop water use report is completed using the average growth stage for each crop and ET
gage reading from across the district. To find the conversion your specific crop growth stage
visit https://nawmn.unl.edu/GrowthStageData


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