Stacia Conger

Stacia Conger headshotAdjunct Assistant Professor


Red River Research Station: 262 Research Station Drive Bossier City, LA 71112

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Phone: (318) 741-7430 / Fax: (318) 741-7433


Research Interests

  • Development and operation of irrigation systems.
  • Efficient use of irrigation systems.
  • Irrigation scheduling.

Educational Background

  • 2014 - Ph.D.,Agricultural/Biological Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • 2008 - M.E., Agricultural/Biological Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • 2005 - B.S., Civil/Environmental Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Selected Publications

Sohoulande Djebou, C. D., S. L. D. Conger, A. A. Szogi, K C. Stone, and J. H. Martin. 2021. Seasonal precipitation pattern analysis for decision support of agricultural irrigation management in Louisiana, USA. Agric. Water Manage., 254(2021) 106970.

Conger, S. L. D., R. L. Frazier, B. Garner, D. Burns, D. R. Lee, and K. Miller. 2020. On-farm furrow irrigation technology demonstrations in Louisiana. J. NACAA, 13(2). Available at: Accessed on 19 Jan 2021.

Conger, S. L. D. and M. D. Dukes. 2020. Evaluation of testing procedures for weather-based irrigation controllers. Trans. ASABE, 63(5): 1277-1287.

Sanders, K. R., J. Beasley, E. Bush, and S. L. D. Conger. 2019. Fertilizer source and irrigation depth affect nutrient leaching during containerized production of coleus. J. Env. Hort., 37: 113-119.

McCurdy, J., B. Baker, S. L. D. Conger, J. S. Beasley, and B. D. LeBlanc. 2019. Water Resource Management BMPs for Golf Courses in Louisiana and Mississippi. MS State University Extension Publication P3369. 24 pp.

Conger, S. L. D., R. Sheffield, T. J. Koske. 2018. Introduction to Landscape Irrigation in Louisiana. Rewritten and republished LSU AgCenter Publication 3062.

Adusumilli, N., D. D. Fromme, and S. L. Davis. 2017. Evaluation of Net Profits from Surge Irrigation in Row Crops in Louisiana. LSU AgCenter Publication 3566.

Davis, S. L. and D. D. Fromme. 2016. Scheduling irrigation for agronomic crops using estimation methods. LSU AgCenter Publication 3559.

Davis, S. L. 2016. Speaking the Language of Irrigation: Glossary of Terms. LSU AgCenter Publication 3552.

Davis, S. L. 2015. Benefits and Limitations to Available Technologies for Irrigation Scheduling in Agronomic Crops. LSU AgCenter Publication 3454.

Davis, S. L. 2015. Rain sensors for a landscape irrigation system. LSU AgCenter Publication 3365.

Adusumilli, N., and S. L. Davis. 2015. Addressing agricultural water challenges in Louisiana through research and extension: LSU AgCenter’s STAMP program. Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association Newsletter, Spring Issue 2015, Vol 20: 4.

Davis, S. L. and N. Adusumilli. 2015. Efficient Irrigation Saves Water and Money: The STAMP Program. Louisiana Agriculture Magazine, Winter 2015 Issue.

Adusumilli, N., S. L. Davis, and D. Fromme. 2016. Economic evaluation of using surge valves in furrow irrigation of row crops in Louisiana: A net present value approach. Agric. Water Manage. 174(2016): 61-65.

Davis, S. L. and M. D. Dukes. 2016. Importance of ET controller program settings on water conservation potential. Applied Eng. Agric., 32(2): 251-262.

Davis, S. L. and M. D. Dukes. 2015. Implementing smart controllers on single-family homes with excessive irrigation. J. Irrig. Drain. Eng., 141(2), 04015024.

Davis, S. L. and M. D. Dukes. 2015. Methodologies for Successful Implementation of Smart Irrigation Controllers. J. Irrig. Drain Eng., 141(3), 04014055.

Morera, M. C., P. F. Monaghan, M. D. Dukes, O. Wells, and S. L. Davis. 2015. Evaluating Florida homeowner response to smart irrigation controllers. HortTechnology, 25(4): 511-521.

Davis. S. L. and M. D. Dukes. 2014. Irrigation of Residential Landscapes Using the Toro Intelli-Sense Controller in Southwest Florida. J. Irrig. Drain. Eng. 140(3), 04013020.