What is the H20 Initiative?

The H2O initiative is a region-wide effort to reduce irrigation water use by 20% within the Mississippi Delta by the year 2020. Through collaboration and communication, a network of technical experts and farmers will reduce water used for irrigation.

The Delta Region of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Missouri are a highly productive region for crops that is dependent on irrigation for successful crop growth. Through the H2O Initiative, growers can utilize more efficient irrigation practices resulting in:

  • Cost savings for growers through efficient irrigation
  • Water conservation to ensure there is ample water to irrigate crops for years to come.

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Increasing Soybean Irrigation Efficiency

Estimating Irrigation Costs

If every irrigated acre in the Delta used Pipe Planner, farmers could save more than one trillion gallons of water per year.

The H2O Initiative is supported by a diverse group of stakeholders from agriculture, conservation, academia, government and the private sector. The H2O Initiative strives to reduce irrigation water usage through educational forums, information and tools such as Pipe Planner, MIRI/AWD, Soil Moisture Probes, Surge Valves and other practices.

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What is the H20 Initiative? The H2O initiative is a region-wide effort to reduce irrigation water use by 20% within the Mississippi Delta by the year 2020. Through collaboration and communication, a network of technical experts and farmers will reduce water used for irrigation. The Delta Region of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Missouri are a… Read more

What is the H20 Initiative? The H2O initiative is a region-wide effort to reduce irrigation water use by 20% within the Mississippi Delta by the year 2020. Through collaboration and communication, a network of technical experts and farmers will reduce water used for irrigation. The Delta Region of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Missouri are a… Read more

What is the H20 Initiative? The H2O initiative is a region-wide effort to reduce irrigation water use by 20% within the Mississippi Delta by the year 2020. Through collaboration and communication, a network of technical experts and farmers will reduce water used for irrigation. The Delta Region of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Missouri are a… Read more