Nebraska Agricultural Water Management Network (NAWMN)

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Nebraska Agricultural Water Management Network (NAWMN)

The Nebraska Agricultural Water Management Network (NAWMN) project is a system for testing cutting-edge technologies and creating a network with growers, UNL Extension, NRDs, NRCS, and crop consultants, and other interested partners, enables the adoption of water and energy conservation practices.

Log on or create an account to use our Online ETgage Tool for quick recording of and access to weekly ET (crop water use) readings.

Partners and Contacts

A full list of NAWMN Project contacts in Nebraska Extension as well as NAWMN Project partner contacts.

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Project Background

The Nebraska Ag Water Management Network (NAWMN, Irmak (2005)) project is designed for encouraging the adoption of newer technologies that will enable farmers to use water and energy resources associated with irrigated crop production efficiently.

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Extension Publications

NAWMN Weekly Data Collection Form

Using Modified Atmometers (ETgage®) for Irrigation Management
Describes the atmometer (evapotranspiration gauge) and explains how it can be used for irrigation scheduling. Examples are provided to show how information collected with an atmometer can be used to estimate crop water use for corn and soybean.
PDF version (975 KB)

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Videos on Evapotranspiration Gauges and Sensors

See assembly and placement of an evaportranspiration guage, how to assemble and prepare watermark sensors, and more.

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