Category Archives: Water

Irrigation for Home Lawns

  Ag Biz News Column By: Chad Gulley County Extension Agent–Ag/NR Smith County Irrigation for the Home Lawn                 Water is a limited resource in Texas and it becomes more limited as the population grows.  Watering the home lawn properly can improve grass quality yet still conserve water for future generations.  Many times, home lawns are over-watered and over-watering can harm lawn quality more than under-watering. Several factors need to be considered when staring a home lawn water program.  Soil type, grass variety, management practices, and environmental conditions… Read More →

Water is a Precious Resource

Ag Biz News Column Chad Gulley County Extension Agent—Ag/NR Smith County Water is a Precious Resource                 Water is a precious yet limited resource.  We can do little things each day that can help conserve water for tomorrow.  By becoming more aware of our water use habits—both old and new—we can reduce water use (consumption), eliminate waste, and save energy and money. How much water do you use in a day? Do you use 25, 50 or even 100 or more gallons? Few people know how much they… Read More →