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2018–2019 Precipitation Data, Mary Knapp Jan 2020

2018–2019 Precipitation Data, Mary Knapp

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Precipitation data for Kansas Agricultural Experiment Stations and fields, 2018-2019.


A Pilot Experiment To Replace Missing Rainfall Events Using Soil Moisture Information From The Kansas Mesonet, N. Parker, A. Patrignani Jan 2020

A Pilot Experiment To Replace Missing Rainfall Events Using Soil Moisture Information From The Kansas Mesonet, N. Parker, A. Patrignani

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

The Kansas Mesonet is a state-of-the-art environmental monitoring network that provides accurate rainfall measurements across Kansas. However, missing rainfall records are common problems in weather stations that rely on tipping bucket rain gauges. In this study, we conducted a pilot experiment to estimate missing rainfall records from root-zone soil moisture information recorded at Kansas Mesonet stations. Soil moisture is recorded at depths of 5, 10, 20, and 50 cm using the Campbell Scien­tific CS655 soil water reflectometer. Hourly rainfall and soil moisture data from mid- August 2017 to mid-May 2018 were taken from three stations (Lakin, Manhattan, and Hays ...


Weather Information For Garden City, 2019, J. Elliott Jan 2020

Weather Information For Garden City, 2019, J. Elliott

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Summary of 2019 weather for research conducted at the Garden City field location.


Weather Information For Tribune, H. D. Bond, J. Slattery Jan 2020

Weather Information For Tribune, H. D. Bond, J. Slattery

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Summary of 2019 weather for research conducted at the Tribune field location.


Weather Information For Garden City, 2018, J. Elliott Jan 2019

Weather Information For Garden City, 2018, J. Elliott

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Summary of 2018 weather for research conducted at the Garden City field location.


Field Station Weather Reports, E. A. Adee, M. Knapp Jan 2019

Field Station Weather Reports, E. A. Adee, M. Knapp

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

The research program at the Kansas State University East Central Kansas Experiment Field is designed to keep area crop producers abreast of technological advances in agro­nomic agriculture. Specific objectives are to (1) identify top performing varieties and hybrids of wheat, corn, soybean, and grain sorghum; (2) establish the amount of tillage and crop residue cover needed for optimum crop production; (3) evaluate weed and disease control practices using chemical, no chemical, and combination methods; and (4) test fertilizer rates, timing, and application methods for agronomic proficiency and environmental stewardship.

The Kansas River Valley Experiment Field was established to study ...


Weather Information For Tribune, D. Bond, J. Slattery Jan 2019

Weather Information For Tribune, D. Bond, J. Slattery

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Summary of 2018 weather for research conducted at the Tribune field location.


Annual Summary Of Weather Data For Parsons - 2018, M. Knapp Jan 2019

Annual Summary Of Weather Data For Parsons - 2018, M. Knapp

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Annual summary of weather data for Parsons, Kansas, 2018.


Annual Summary Of Weather Data For Parsons – 2017, M. Knapp, L. W. Lomas Jan 2018

Annual Summary Of Weather Data For Parsons – 2017, M. Knapp, L. W. Lomas

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Weather Data for Parsons – 2017


Weather Information For Tribune, H. D. Bond, J. Slattery Jan 2018

Weather Information For Tribune, H. D. Bond, J. Slattery

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Summary of weather for research conducted at the Tribune field location.


Weather Information For Garden City, 2017, J. Elliott Jan 2018

Weather Information For Garden City, 2017, J. Elliott

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Summary of weather for research conducted at the Garden City field location.


Precipitation Data, M. Knapp Jan 2018

Precipitation Data, M. Knapp

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Precipitation for the 2016-2017 growing seasons for experiment stations in Kansas.


Urban Lawn Microclimates Affect Reference Evapotranspiration, Kenton W. Peterson, Dale J. Bremer, Jack D. Fry Jan 2018

Urban Lawn Microclimates Affect Reference Evapotranspiration, Kenton W. Peterson, Dale J. Bremer, Jack D. Fry

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Grass reference evapotranspiration (ETo) obtained from weather stations in open locations is often used to estimate irrigation requirements of turfgrass in local or regional urban lawns. However, the environments of urban lawns are often altered by surrounding buildings, trees, etc., to form various microclimates that may alter evapotranspiration (ET). Our research, which placed weather stations in urban lawns and nearby open swards of turfgrass, revealed ETo was 41% lower in residential lawn microclimates than in nearby open turfgrass swards. Less ET within urban lawns than in nearby open swards suggests using standard historical weather data to estimate irrigation ...


Field Station Weather Reports, E. A. Adee, M. C. Knapp Jan 2018

Field Station Weather Reports, E. A. Adee, M. C. Knapp

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Summary of weather for research locations for the 2018 Field report.

The research program at the Kansas State University East Central Kansas Experiment Field is designed to keep area crop producers abreast of technological advances in agronomic agriculture. Specific objectives are to (1) identify top performing varieties and hybrids of wheat, corn, soybean, and grain sorghum; (2) establish the amount of tillage and crop residue cover needed for optimum crop production; (3) evaluate weed and disease control practices using chemical, no chemical, and combination methods; and (4) test fertilizer rates, timing, and application methods for agronomic proficiency and environmental stewardship ...


Weather Reports For Research Field Locations, M. Knapp Jan 2017

Weather Reports For Research Field Locations, M. Knapp

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Weather Reports for Research Field Locations in Kansas 2016: Ashland Bottoms, Belleville, Colby, Conway Springs, Ellsworth, Hays, Hutchinson, Manhattan, McPherson, Perry and Scandia.


Annual Summary Of Weather Data For Parsons, M. Knapp Jan 2017

Annual Summary Of Weather Data For Parsons, M. Knapp

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Annual Summary of Weather Data for Parsons, Kansas, 2016.


Weather Information For Tribune, H. D. Bond, J. Slattery Jan 2017

Weather Information For Tribune, H. D. Bond, J. Slattery

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

In 2016, annual precipitation of 19.97 in. was recorded, which is 2.07 in. above normal. Six months had above-normal precipitation. April (5.16 in.) was the wettest month. The largest single amount of precipitation was 1.91 in. on August 7. January, the driest month, only recorded a trace of precipitation.


Weather Information For Garden City, 2016, J. Elliott Jan 2017

Weather Information For Garden City, 2016, J. Elliott

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Precipitation for 2016 totaled 17.73 in. This was 1.51 in. below the 30-year average of 19.24 in. and followed two years of above normal moisture. April and July 2016 had considerably above average precipitation, causing good summer crop growing conditions. Rainfall diminished after July to 37% of the 30-year-average, resulting in dry conditions for fall wheat planting. Hail was not observed in 2016. Blowing dust was noted on two days in March. The largest daily rainfall events were 1.72 in. on April 16, and 1.68 in. on July 2.


Precipitation Data, M. Knapp Jan 2016

Precipitation Data, M. Knapp

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Precipitation data for agricultural experiment stations in Kansas, 2014-2015.