evapotranspiration values have been calculated for a
variety of crops grown in southern Alberta.
Climate data recorded from our IMCIN stations are
used in the calculations. Reference
evapotranspiration was calculated using the Penman
Montieth procedure as outlined in Food and
Agricultural Organization document, FAO 56.
Precipitation, and Deficit values in millimetres,
are summarized for years 2002 to 2018 or starting
from the year of the IMCIN station installation.
Daily ET values are
available for alfalfa, grass, wheat, barley, barley
silage, canola, potato, sugar beet, dry bean, and
silage corn crops. An alfalfa reference ET is
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For more information
regarding this data, contact:
Ted Harms, Soil and Water Specialist
Irrigation Management Branch
Agriculture and Rural Development