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Water + Energy Progress Awards identify and spotlight innovations in energy efficiency and water conservation on Kansas farms and ranches.  We will continue to add resources with each new case study, so check back often!

Kansas Department of Agriculture LEMA page

Date Added: Nov 05, 2013

This page includes information on the LEMA process and the Sheridan County 6 Lema.


>> Category: IrrigationWater Resources 
>> Case Study: Sheridan 6 LEMA 

Kansas Irrigation Trends by Danny Rogers

Date Added: Nov 07, 2013




>> Category: Irrigation 
>> Case Study: Richard Wenstrom Sheridan 6 LEMA Wendell Nicholas & Eldon Schmidt 

Real Ag: Irrigation

Date Added: Nov 13, 2013

Smoky Hills Public Television video about irrigation practices with commentary by K-State irrigation specialists.


>> Category: Irrigation 
>> Case Study: Richard Wenstrom Sheridan 6 LEMA Wendell Nicholas & Eldon Schmidt 

Drip Irrigation Saves Water: Kansas grower installs huge subsurface system

Date Added: Nov 14, 2013

Wendell Nicholas was featured in the February 1999 issue of Corn and Soybean Digest for his installation of Subsurface Drip Irrigation.


>> Category: Irrigation 
>> Case Study: Wendell Nicholas & Eldon Schmidt 

SDI, the Basics of Successful Systems

Date Added: Nov 14, 2013




>> Category: Irrigation 
>> Case Study: Dale Strickler Wendell Nicholas & Eldon Schmidt 

Advantages and Disadvantages of Sub Surface Drip Irrigation

Date Added: Nov 14, 2013




>> Category: Irrigation 
>> Case Study: Dale Strickler Wendell Nicholas & Eldon Schmidt 

Advantages and Disadvantages of Sub Surface Drip Irrigation

Date Added: Nov 15, 2013




>> Category: Irrigation 
>> Case Study: Dale Strickler Wendell Nicholas & Eldon Schmidt 

Evaluating Energy Use for Pumping Irrigation Water

Date Added: Feb 05, 2014




>> Category: Irrigation 
>> Case Study: Richard Wenstrom Sheridan 6 LEMA Wendell Nicholas & Eldon Schmidt 

Water Conservation in Irrigated Agriculture: Trends and Challenges in the Face of Emerging Demands

Date Added: Feb 05, 2014




>> Category: Irrigation 
>> Case Study: Dale Strickler Richard Wenstrom Sheridan 6 LEMA 

SDI, the basics of successful systems

Date Added: Aug 28, 2014




>> Category: Irrigation 
>> Case Study: Dale Strickler Mark Eitel Wendell Nicholas & Eldon Schmidt 

SDI for Corn Production - A Brief Review of 25 Years of KSU Research

Date Added: Aug 28, 2014




>> Category: Irrigation 
>> Case Study: Mark Eitel Wendell Nicholas & Eldon Schmidt 

Irrigation Capital Requirements and Energy Cost

Date Added: Aug 28, 2014




>> Category: Irrigation 
>> Case Study: Mark Eitel