For information about this website contact Scott Sanford,


Meet the team working on these crop irrigation resources:

From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Biological Systems Engineering, 460 Henry Mall, Madison WI 53706:
John Panuska, Ph.D.
Natural Resources Specialist                               
Scott Sanford, M.E.
Agricultural Engineer                                             


People who have contributed to this project in the past:

Astrid Newenhouse, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Biological Systems Engineering
Rick Wayne
Systems Programmer
University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Soil Science

Several others have contributed work to this project including Bill Schmitt (UW Dept of Horticulture) and students Katie Chipman and Noah Maerz. Publications design and website help provided by Jeff Strobel and Sarah Congdon, UW-Extension Environmental Resources Center. We thank Coloma Farms and the Diercks family for giving us access to their fields.

At University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of Extension, we are working to integrate accessibility into our web, video, and audio content. If you experience accessibility barriers using our web, audio, or video content or would like to request complete captions or other alternative formats, please contact us at You will receive a response within 3 business days.

An EEO/AA employer, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act requirements.

Funded in part by a USDA-NRCS Conservation Innovation Grant in partnership with the WI Potato and Vegetable Growers Association and the Midwest Food Processors Association