CSU Extension specialist: In times of drought, watch weeds

Outlet: The Tribune

January 28, 2013

All indications are that farmers will very likely have to cope with another hot and dry growing season in 2013. This prospect is especially troubling to irrigators in the South Platte River basin, where mountain snowpack is low and likely to remain that way and many reservoirs are still empty or near so. We all hope that the weathermen are wrong. In case they are right, here are cropping suggestions based on university research on limited irrigation corn production and farm experience.