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The adoption of irrigation by Ohio farmers

Everett M. Rogers

The adoption of irrigation by Ohio farmers

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Published by Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station in Wooster, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irrigation -- Ohio

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title

    StatementE.M. Rogers and R.L. Pitzer
    SeriesResearch bulletin / Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station -- 851, Research bulletin (Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 851
    ContributionsPitzer, R. L
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15226555M

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Pitzer Topics: Irrigation -- Ohio, Ohio, farmers, irrigationAuthor: Everett M. Rogers and R. Pitzer. Agricultural Economics, The adoption of irrigation by Ohio farmers book () Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam Adoption and abandonment of irrigation technologies Ariel Dinar Department of Agricultural Economics, University of California and USDA-ERS, Davis, CA, USA and Dan Yaron Department of Agricultural Economics and Management, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot Cited by: technology adoption decision and examining the impact of adoption on farm income.

Cross sectional data was collected through semi-structured questionnaire administered on randomly selected smallholder farmers. Probit and Ordinary Least Square (OLS) regression models were. the factors that influence BMP adoption by farmers.

We review the findings of BMP adoption studies from both developed and developing countries, published The adoption of irrigation by Ohio farmers book (or otherwise not included in) two. This article analyses adoption of farm-based irrigation water saving techniques, based on a cross-sectional data set of farmers in the Guanzhong Plain, China.

Approximately 83% of the farmers use at least one farm-based water-saving technique. 1- Abdolmaleki, M., & Chizari, M. The influences of social – economical characteristics on the attitudes and information of farmers to adopt and apply the pressurized irrigation system in the Lorestan Province, Journal of Modern Agricultural Science, 5 (15), The Economic Contribution of Agricultural and Food roduction to the Ohio Economy6 AGRCUTURA, ENRONENTA, AND DEEOENT ECONOCS Executive Summary InOhio was the 7th largest soybean producer and 8th largest corn producer nationally.

Ohio is also the second largest producer of eggs, the 8th. growth & for millenniums. Successful farmers have used different methods to apply water to their crops. This artificial addition of water is called irrigation. Irrigation is essentially the artificial application of water to overcome deficiencies in rainfall for growing crops The adoption of irrigation by Ohio farmers book, ).

Irrigation is a basic determinant of agriculture becauseFile Size: KB. Adoption of new agricultural technologies is always at the center of policy interest in developing countries.

In reality, despite the visible benefits of many of the new agricultural technologies, including machinery and management practices, farmers either do not adopt them or it takes a long time to begin the adoption process and scaling by: The adoption of technologies for sustainable farming systems is a challenging and dynamic issue for farmers, extension services, agri-business and policy-makers.

The agricultural sector needs to employ a wide range of evolving technologies and farm practices across many different farming systems and structures to meet a variety ofFile Size: KB. farmers (Valera et al. The outcome of new technology transfer is the farmers’ adoption and bringing this into The adoption of irrigation by Ohio farmers book and further diffusion to other individuals in the community.

Regarding to adoption, farmers sometimes discover problems in putting recommendation into practice, the extent ofFile Size: KB. Irrigation Manual Module 7 Surface Irrigation Systems Planning, Design, Operation and Maintenance Developed by Andreas P. SAVVA and Karen FRENKEN Water Resources Development and Management Officers FAO Sub-Regional Office for East and Southern Africa In collaboration with.

As things are changing, the adoption The adoption of irrigation by Ohio farmers book new and sophisticated technologies like geo-positioning systems, robotics and center pivot irrigation systems are being used by farmers to better manage their farmlands. According to individual crop requirements, water needs to be provided in specific amounts and at a particular time.

The adoption of micro irrigation systems can be a panacea for irrigation related problems and can help to increase the yield and area under cultivation, especially for small farmers without abundant technological resources.

Micro Irrigation Engineering for Horticultural Crops: Policy Options, Scheduling. Irrigation modernization is a process of technical and managerial upgrading (as opposed to mere rehabilitation) of irrigation schemes combined with institutional reforms, with the objective to improve resource utilization (labour, water, economic, environmental) and.

FFTC Publications. The Center's publication program focuses on the vast and far-reaching potential of timely and relevant scientific and technological information in agriculture i.

Books A - Z; Journals A - Z; 7, Issue 2, ISSN: (Print) (Online) In this issue (6 articles) OriginalPaper. Role of farmers' attitudes in adoption of irrigation in Saskatchewan. N OriginalPaper. Water contact studies for the assessment of schistosomiasis infection risks in an irrigation scheme in Cameroon.

First, irrigation enables dry season horticultural production, which boosts on-farm cash profits by 70 percent. Second, adoption is constrained: access to irrigation causes farmers to substitute labor and inputs away from their other plots.

Eliminating this substitution would increase adoption by at least 21 percent. This book presents a variety of policy adoption methods, irrigation scheduling, and design procedures in micro irrigation engineering for horticultural crops.

Micro Irrigation Engineering for Horticultural Crops book. Policy Options, Scheduling, and Design. Edited By Megh R. Goyal, Ajai Singh. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Irrigation dates back to roughly BC, when the waters of the Nile and Tigris-Euphrates were first diverted to feed farmers’ fields.

Today, agriculture consumes 70 percent of the world’s freshwater resources, and irrigation is essential for 40 percent of the world’s food production.

Irrigation technology adoption decisions: empirical evidence. – in The Economics and Management of Water and Drainage in Agriculture, and man, eds. Norwell, Mass.: Kluwer Academic. Irrigation management BMPs include irrigation scheduling, equipment modification, land leveling, tailwater recovery, proper tillage and residue management, and chemigation safety (Figure 1).

The BMP Approach Rather than legislate overly restrictive measures on farmers and related industries, the Colorado Legislature passed the Agricultural File Size: KB. the adoption and application of sprinkler irrigation technology by farmers in the county of Famenin, Iran.

Survey research was the dominant approach. The statistical population consisted of farmers in the Famenin County, and, using Cochran’s formula, of them were selected through multi-stage stratified ran.

The Ogallala Aquifer is one of the largest water bodies in the United States. Large portions of the Ogallala‐High Plains Aquifer (HPA), underlying approximatelykm 2 of farm and range land stretching from Texas to South Dakota, are experiencing fundamentally unsustainable groundwater withdrawals due to large‐scale irrigation.

In some areas of Kansas and Texas, farmers Cited by: Book Title: Year Published: Month Published: SEP-OCT: Author: Armstrong, A. and Ling, E. and Stedman, R. and Kleinman, P. Book Group Author: Abstract: Despite widespread adoption of conservation practices by farmers in the Cannonsville watershed, part of the NewYork City water supply system, there is considerable resistance to riparian.

The objective of this review was to assess the factors affecting adoption and intensity of agricultural new technologies. The adoptions of agricultural technologies were highly influenced by socio-economic factors, institutional, location factors as well as agro-ecological factors and the characteristics of the farmers were those factors affecting the adoption and intensity of Author: Alemayehu Keba.

MSU implementing conservation practices that farmers can follow to reduce environmental impacts on their farms. SSARE-funded water-saving project at MSU reaches over 1, farmers, impact acres of cropland. Furman University researchers studying the feasibility of utilizing established forest land in silvopasture systems.

Some of the papers in this book address this issue and provide an interesting avenue for Kenya and other countries to pursue.

Irrigation is important to farmers’ livelihoods. While the Government of Kenya once provided irrigation facilities to farmers at no cost, this is no longer the case.

Farmers now. There was an improvement in water use efficiency and water productivity of irrigation projects through participation of farmers in irrigation management.

WUAs were formed and the area covered by of entire project was around Ha. The overall irrigation area increased from Ha in to Ha in The water saving was 27%.

Robert Pindyck in their book. As in the case of the investment decision, the adoption of new technology is characterized by 1) uncertainty over future profit streams, 2) irreversibility that creates at least some sunk costs, and 3) the opportunity to delay.

Adoption rates for these crops increased rapidly in the years that followed. Currently, over 90 percent of U.S. corn, upland cotton, soybeans, canola, and sugarbeets are produced using GE varieties. ERS conducts research on a number of agricultural biotechnology issues, which are covered in this topic.

Paddy Water Management for Precision Farming of Rice imperative that the available irrigation supplie s be used efficiently. A small improvement of water use in rice production would result in significant water savings for other sectors. Traditionally rice is grown under continuous submergence or intermittent or variable.

Farms and Foods of Ohio: From Garden Gate to Dinner Plate is her first book. She is a culinary instructor as well as a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, Les Dames d'Escoffier International, the Ohio Farm Bureau, Innovative Farmers of Ohio, and the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association.5/5(1).

How Center Pivot Irrigation Brought the Dust Bowl Back to Life Crop circles saved the Great Plains when farmer Frank Zybach invented a new sprinkler system in the s Aerial view of crop circles. Downloadable. Majority of the irrigation schemes developed in Benin failed upon the withdrawal of foreign partners in s, and these schemes were abandoned by farmers.

The food crisis and the new challenge of climate change and variability have renewed Benin government interest to invest in irrigation development to achieve food : Gbêtondji Melaine Armel Nonvide. The history of American agriculture (–) covers the period from the first English settlers to the modern day.

Below are detailed timelines covering farm machinery and technology, transportation, life on the farm, farmers and the land, and crops and : Mary Bellis. Indians farmers struggle a lot, due to lack of facility of irrigation and knowledge, whereas US farmers do not.

India mostly depends on rain water for irrigation, some farms in the US have. Irrigation management is based upon delivery of water to a crop in the correct amount and time, and the crop’s water need is determined by calculating evapotranspiration (ET) using weather data.

Inan ET-network was established in the Texas High Plains to manage irrigation on a regional scale. Though producers used the ET-network, by public access was by: 3.

This study engaged with smallholder farmers and their extension officer and data were collected via structured face-to-face and livelihood questionnaires and then analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics.

The findings show that 82% of participants were aware of the specific GAPs covered by the NAERLS programme. By principle, irrigation has been excluded, pdf target groups being the poorest dryland smallholder farmers.

Two exceptions however have been accepted: in Zambia, irrigation, horticulture and fish are being integrated on field sites (Chapter 5, Section ).Linking Study-Specific BEPs to Essential BEPs.

Essential BEPs provide download pdf overview of Best Education Practices derived from education theory and other meta-analysis studies. This table shows which Essential BEPs are highlighted by research about farmers as a target audience.

The entire collection of Essential BEPs is available on the Water Outreach website.Nineteenth century. The first congress was organized in Ebook Lake City, Utah, ebook William Ellsworth Smythe, the editor of the publication Irrigation Age, Elwood Mead, a Wyoming irrigation engineer, and Senator Francis E.

Warren of Wyoming. As a result, irrigation became a substantial national issue. The congress passed a resolution urging that public lands .