Drip Irrigation & Watering Web Links

University Sites
Irrigation of Vegetable and Small Fruit Crops (University of Missouri Extension) extension.missouri.edu/webster/irrigation/Irrigation_of_Vegetable_and_Small_Fruit_Crops.HDT.pdf Maintenance of Drip Irrigation Systems (University of Missouri Extension) extension.missouri.edu/webster/irrigation/Maintenance_of_Drip_Irrigation_Systems.HDT.pdf Irrigation Conversion Formulas & Rules of Thumb (University of Missouri Extension) extension.missouri.edu/webster/irrigation/Irrigation_Conversion_Formulas_&_Rules_of_Thumb.HDT.pdf Missouri Cooperative Soil Survey http://soils.missouri.edu/ NRAES4 Trickle Irrigation in the Eastern United States (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service) muextension.missouri.edu/explore/mwps/NR0004.htm Drip (Trickle) Irrigation Systems, F1511 (Oklahoma State University) pods.dasnr.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-1443/f-1511%20web.pdf Drip Irrigation for Vegetables (Kansas State University) www.oznet.ksu.edu/library/hort2/mf1090.pdf Maintaining Drip Irrigation Systems (Kansas State University) www.oznet.ksu.edu/library/hort2/mf2178.pdf Drip Chemigation: Injecting Fertilizer, Acid and Chlorine (University of Georgia) pubs.caes.uga.edu/caespubs/pubcd/B1130.htm Drip Irrigation Web Links (University of Missouri Extension) agebb.missouri.edu/mac/links/linkview2.asp?catnum=141&alpha=I Irrigation for Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Production (PowerPoint presentation from University of Tennessee) agebb.missouri.edu/irrigate/bhconf/2000/ppt2/ MS-29 Growing Grapes in Missouri, June 2003, (SMSU - Mountain Grove Campus) Includes a chapter on vineyard irrigation systems mtngrv.smsu.edu/Publications/GGIMpub.htm MU Manual M170 High Tunnel Tomato Production extension.missouri.edu/explore/manuals/m00170.htm Tree Fruit Irrigation A comprehensive manual of deciduous tree fruit irrigation needs from Washington State University; edited by Kathleen Williams and Thomas Ley, 1994 www.goodfruit.com/ (then click on Store, Books, and scroll down) MWPS30 Sprinkler Irrigation Systems (Midwest Plan Service) muextension.missouri.edu/explore/mwps/mw0030.htm Commercial Horticulture Handbooks (Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service) www.nraes.org/publications/horticulture.html


MU Guide 6720 Home Lawn Watering Guide muextension.missouri.edu/explore/agguides/hort/g06720.htm MU Guide G6912 Water-Efficient Gardening and Landscaping muextension.missouri.edu/explore/agguides/hort/g06912.htm MU Guide EQ380 Pumps and Watering Systems for Managed Beef Grazing (has a pipe friction loss table) muextension.missouri.edu/explore/envqual/eq0380.htm MU Guide G1681 Measuring Irrigation Water in a Ditch, Stream or Reservoir muextension.missouri.edu/xplor/agguides/agengin/g01681.htm MU Guide G1801 How to Size a Farm and Home Water System muextension.missouri.edu/explore/agguides/agengin/g01801.htm Crop Budgets (PDF files from University of Missouri Extension) Overhead-Irrigated Sweet Corn: www.agebb.missouri.edu/mgt/budget/fbm-6100.pdf Drip-Irrigated Tomatoes: agebb.missouri.edu/mgt/budget/fbm-6200.pdf Drip-Irrigated Canteloupes: www.agebb.missouri.edu/mgt/budget/fbm-6700.pdf Drip-Irrigated Watermelons: agebb.missouri.edu/mgt/budget/fbm-6750.pdf Water Testing Guides (University of Missouri Extension) outreach.missouri.edu/webster/ag-edge/water_systems/watertestguides.htm Shock Chlorination Procedure for 6-inch Diameter Water Wells (University of Missouri Extension) extension.missouri.edu/webster/webster/agric/shock-chlorination.html Water Analysis and Fees (University of Missouri) www.soiltest.psu.missouri.edu/watersrv.htm Graywater Re-use (Arizona Cooperative Extension & U.S. Bureau of Land Management) www.sahra.arizona.edu/programs/water_cons/tips/re-use/gray.htm Graywater Re-use Guidelines, 28 pages (Water Conservation Alliance of Southern Arizona) www.watercasa.org/pubs/Graywater%20Guidelines.pdf Watering Tips for the Disabled (University of Missouri Extension) www.fse.missouri.edu/GardenWeb/Watering.html Irrigation Water Quality Standards and Salinity Management Strategies, 20 pages (Texas Cooperative Extension) lubbock.tamu.edu/irrigate/documents/2074410-B1667.pdf Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station – Mountain Grove, MO Research and publications for commercial growers, grape & wine industry and home gardeners mtngrv.smsu.edu/fes.htm University of Missouri Horticulture Department horticulture.missouri.edu/ Missouri Watershed Information Network (MoWIN) – County Watershed Information outreach.missouri.edu/mowin/counties2/counties.html

Government Sites
Major Water Users Inventory Form - required if capable of pumping over 70 gallons per minute (Missouri Department of Natural Resources) www.dnr.state.mo.us/geology/wrp/wrpforms.htm


Missouri Department of Natural Resources Water Resources Program www.dnr.state.mo.us/geology/wrp/wrphp.htm The Texas Manual on Rainwater Harvesting, 3rd ed. 2005, 88 pages (Texas Water Development Board) www.twdb.state.tx.us/publications/reports/RainwaterHarvestingManual_3rdedition.pdf Water Quality, Conservation, Drought and Irrigation Links (ATTRA - National Sustainable Agricultural Information Service) www.attra.org/water_quality.html Sustainable Irrigation Practices and Methods for Protecting Soil and Water Quality When Using Irrigation (ATTRA - National Sustainable Agricultural Information Service) www.attra.org/downloads/water_quality/irrigation.pdf

Commercial Sites & Equipment Suppliers
(in alphabetical order) BWI-Springfield, 3136 S. Clifton Ave., Springfield, MO 65807 Ph: 800-247-4954 www.bwicompanies.com/ Chapin Watermatics, Inc., 740 Water St., Watertown, NY 13601 Ph: 800-242-7467 www.chapindrip.com/ Chesmore Seed Company, 5030 Highway 36, St. Joseph, MO 64507 Ph: 800-383-0865 www.chesmore.com/ Drip Depot – On-line Store for Drip Irrigation Supplies for D-I-Y Home Gardeners & Landscapers http://www.dripdepot.com/ Drip Store – On-line Store for Drip Irrigation Supplies Garden, Landscape & Greenhouse http://www.dripirrigation.com/ DripWorks, Inc., 190 Sanhedrin Circle, Willits, CA 95490 Ph: 800-522-3747 www.dripworksusa.com/ Hummert International St. Louis area: 4500 Earth City Expressway, Earth City, MO 63045 Ph: 800-325-3055 Springfield: 1851 East Florida St., Springfield, MO 65803 Ph: 800-288-3131 Topeka: 1415 N.W. Moundview Dr., Topeka, KS 66618 Ph: 800-798-2799 www.hummert.com/ Hydro-Gardens, PO Box 25845, Colorado Springs, CO 80936-5845 Ph: 888-693-0578 www.hydro-gardens.com/ Irrigation-Mart, Inc., 300 South Service Rd., Ruston, LA 71270 Ph: 800-729-7246 www.irrigation-mart.com/ Irrometer Company, Inc., P.O. Box 2424, Riverside, CA 92516 Ph: 951-689-1701 www.irrometer.com/ Landscape Irrigation Tutorials from Jess Stryker, Irrigation Consultant Covers all aspects of sprinkler and drip irrigation systems www.irrigationtutorials.com/index.html Morgan County Seeds, 18761 Kelsay Rd., Barnett, MO 65011-3009 Ph: 573-378-2655 morgancountyseeds.com/


MPR Supply Company, 2541 Link Rd., St. Louis, MO 63114 Ph: 800-369-7257 www.mprsupply.com/ Netafim USA, 5470 E. Home Ave., Fresno, CA 93727 Ph: 888-638-2346 www.netafim-usa.com/ Nolt's Produce Supplies, 152 North Hershey Ave., Leola, PA 17540 Ph: 717-656-9764 PolyDrip, 13799 Airline Hwy., Baton Rouge, LA 70817 Ph: 800-676-0979 www.polydrip.com/ Queen-Gil International, PO Box 26025, Jerusalem, Israel Ph: 800-831-6889 www.queengil.com/USA/US/P1-us.htm Rain Bird Corporation: Agricultural Irrigation Resources, Glendora, CA Ph: 800-724-6247 www.rainbird.com/ag/index.htm Rain-Flo Irrigation, 884 Center Church Rd., East Earl, PA 17519 Ph: 717-445-6976 Roberts Irrigation Products, 700 Rancheros Dr., San Marcos, CA 92069 Ph: 800-685-5557 www.robertsirrigation.com/ Schumacher Irrigation, Inc., 205 4th St., PO Box 289, Platte Center, NE 68653 Ph: 800-246-3685 www.schumacherirrigation.com/ Spring Brook Irrigation, 11291 Lakewood Blvd., Holland, MI 49424 Ph: 616-396-1956 www.springbrookirrigation.com/ Stuppy Inc., PO Box 12456, North Kansas City, MO 64116 Ph: 800-733-5025 www.stuppy.com/ Submatic Irrigation Systems, PO Box 246, Lubbock, TX 79048-0246 Ph: 800-692-4100 www.submatic.com/ T-Systems International, Inc. 7545 Carroll Rd., San Diego, CA 92121 Ph: 800-765-1860 www.tsystemsinternational.com/NorthAmerica.html The Toro Company, 5825 Jasmine St., Riverside, CA 92504 Ph: 800-664-4740 Sprinkler and Drip Irrigation Planning & Installation Guide www.toro.com/sprinklers/guides.html The Toro Company, 1588 N. Marshall Ave., El Cajon, CA 92020 Ph: 619-562-2950 Drip Irrigation Resources for Agriculture, Landscaping, Nursery and Greenhouse (User registration required for some resources) www.toroag.com/ Trickl-eez Company, 4266 Hollywood Rd., St. Joseph, MI 49085 Ph: 800-874-2553 www.trickl-eez.com WeatherMatic Company, 3301 W Kingsley Rd., Garland, TX 75041 Ph: 888-484-3776 Automated Water Management Systems www.weathermatic.com/ Note: Links to commercial websites do not imply endorsement. A hot-link version of this list can be found at extension.missouri.edu/webster/irrigation
Compiled 2005-08-08 by: Robert A. Schultheis, Natural Resource Engineering Specialist, University of Missouri Extension, 800 S. Marshall St., Marshfield, MO 65706 Phone: 417-859-2044 Fax: 417-468-2086 Email: schultheisr@missouri.edu


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