Irris Scheduler: List of Features
- Estimates irrigation water needs for a variety of crops:
- Corn for grain
- Corn for silage
- Dry bean
- Green bean
- Winter wheat
- Established alfalfa
- Sweet corn
- Other crops
- Also estimates soil nitrogen losses and availability.
- Data inputs are easy to determine or import (soil and weather data).
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- Select the field's soil type and let Scheduler calculate the soil's
water holding capacity for the crop's rooting depth.
- Let Scheduler retrieve weather data from any of these
public data sources:
- Weather Underground - ASOS Airport
- Weather Underground - Personal Weather Station (for example, your own
station that uploads to the PWS network)
- U.S. National Weather Service Cooperative Observer Program
- Iowa Ag Climate Network
- Michigan Enviro-weather Network
- Select multiple weather stations and let Scheduler interpolate between
- View a map in your browser showing the location of your field and
selected weather stations.
- If you have your own weather data, you can enter and edit it or import
data from files that you create.
- Let Scheduler retrieve 5 days of forecast high-low temperatures
from U.S. National Weather Service.
- One-click export of schedule data to Excel charts for viewing
weather, soil moisture and evapotranspiration data.
- Export schedule data to CSV or AgMIP ACE format files
- Set the dates as needed to analyze historical data or what-if
- Select U.S. or metric units.
Last updated: Nov. 21, 2016
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