Irrigation Stories
Jonathan Brown of Bethel Farms standing in a field of sod in Arcadia, FL
Citrus
November 11, 2015
Technology, Turf Experience Moving The Needle For Bethel Farms’ Citrus Groves
Information is power for this Southwest Florida farming operation. Read More
The San Luis Reservoir, California's fifth largest, in October 2015 after four years of drought. (Photo Credit: David Eddy)
Fruits
October 27, 2015
Idle Farmland In California’s Central Valley Doubles During Drought
Federal agencies release data showing the effects of the current drought. Read More
At the center of Nelson Irrigation’s 3030 Series pivot sprinkler line is the new 3NV nozzle.
Fruits
October 14, 2015
Nelson Irrigation Introduces Nozzle System And Pivot Sprinklers
The nozzle fits existing Nelson sprinkler types. Read More
This year, water continues to be the top issue for members of the California Fresh Fruit Association. (Photo Credit: David Eddy)
Citrus
October 13, 2015
Sixth Circuit Issues Temporary, Nationwide Clean Water Rule Delay
President of American Farm Bureau says ‘this is the worst EPA order we have seen’ in 40 years. Read More
Florida-based Lipman Produce uses soil moisture sensors to improve crop quality and conserve water.   
Photo credit: Lipman
Irrigation
October 10, 2015
Boost Your Bottom Line: Reduce Water Usage
Growers on both coasts have instituted cutting-edge irrigation techniques to use less water and improve profits. Read More
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Citrus
October 6, 2015
Free Online Irrigation Courses Now Available   
Get on-demand irrigation information at the new irrigation education website. Read More
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Equipment
October 5, 2015
Grimmway Farms Moves Plants With Robots
In phase one of what it hopes will be a series of trials, Grimmway Farms experimented with the concept of Read More
Grimmway's Harvest Automation robots
Equipment
October 5, 2015
Robots, Container Production, And The Future Of Vegetable Growing
Water. Labor. Affordable land. Transportation costs. As a vegetable grower, you face challenges like these every year — but lately Read More
Using subsurface drip irrigation can provide growers much more control over water distribution to fields and ultimately save millions of gallons in usage.  Photo by Frank Giles
Irrigation
October 4, 2015
Almond Grower Slashes Water Usage
Western growers have instituted cutting edge irrigation techniques to decrease water usage and improve their bottom lines. Read More
This map highlights areas in New York that are “automatically regulated adjacent waters” which includes all “waters,” including wetlands, that lie even partially within a 100-foot buffer (pink shading) around all perennial, intermittent and 
ephemeral tributaries. Source: American Farm Bureau Federation; Mapping completed by Geosyntec Basemap imagery copyright ESRI
Citrus
October 1, 2015
Farmers In 37 States Subject To Additional Federal Regulations
As of Aug. 28, farmers, ranchers, and growers in 37 states are now subject to additional EPA enforcement under the Read More
Photo credit: USDA
Fruits
September 29, 2015
California Drought And Greenhouse Gas Programs Get Nearly $10 Million
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has selected 100 projects totaling $9.38 million from the State Water Efficiency Read More
Valley Revolution airless tire for web
Fruits
August 31, 2015
New Airless Tire For Center Pivots
Aperture design provides flexibility over ridges to help prevent overloading of the drive train. Read More
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Citrus
December 30, 2015
El Niño Continues To Look Strong
Latest satellite images show strong resemblance to those taken in 1997, which was a California super-soaker. Read More
Irrigation
December 2, 2015
Researchers: New Irrigation Method Saves…
Three-year study uncovers significant potential in hybrid center pivot equipment. Read More
Citrus
November 22, 2015
Agricultural Retailer’s #moreDAMstorage …
Gar Tootelian, Inc. praises water use initiative that puts people and food security first. Read More
Citrus
November 11, 2015
Technology, Turf Experience Moving The N…
Information is power for this Southwest Florida farming operation. Read More
Fruits
October 27, 2015
Idle Farmland In California’s Central Va…
Federal agencies release data showing the effects of the current drought. Read More
Fruits
October 14, 2015
Nelson Irrigation Introduces Nozzle Syst…
The nozzle fits existing Nelson sprinkler types. Read More
Citrus
October 13, 2015
Sixth Circuit Issues Temporary, Nationwi…
President of American Farm Bureau says ‘this is the worst EPA order we have seen’ in 40 years. Read More
Irrigation
October 10, 2015
Boost Your Bottom Line: Reduce Water Us…
Growers on both coasts have instituted cutting-edge irrigation techniques to use less water and improve profits. Read More
Citrus
October 6, 2015
Free Online Irrigation Courses Now Avail…
Get on-demand irrigation information at the new irrigation education website. Read More
Equipment
October 5, 2015
Grimmway Farms Moves Plants With Robots
In phase one of what it hopes will be a series of trials, Grimmway Farms experimented with the concept of Read More
Equipment
October 5, 2015
Robots, Container Production, And The Fu…
Water. Labor. Affordable land. Transportation costs. As a vegetable grower, you face challenges like these every year — but lately Read More
Irrigation
October 4, 2015
Almond Grower Slashes Water Usage
Western growers have instituted cutting edge irrigation techniques to decrease water usage and improve their bottom lines. Read More
Citrus
October 1, 2015
Farmers In 37 States Subject To Addition…
As of Aug. 28, farmers, ranchers, and growers in 37 states are now subject to additional EPA enforcement under the Read More
Fruits
September 29, 2015
California Drought And Greenhouse Gas Pr…
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has selected 100 projects totaling $9.38 million from the State Water Efficiency Read More
Fruits
August 31, 2015
New Airless Tire For Center Pivots
Aperture design provides flexibility over ridges to help prevent overloading of the drive train. Read More
Citrus
August 28, 2015
Federal Judge Blocks Clean Water Rule
  According to RISE (Responsible Industry For A Sound Environment), a federal judge in North Dakota has blocked implementation of Read More
Fruits
August 25, 2015
Training Session To Use Online Water Man…
Workshop to be held at the University of California will cover CropManage, an online tool that can be used to manage water in a variety of vegetable crops. Read More
Fruits
August 25, 2015
Climatologist: Do Not Count On El Niño T…
 In a California Department of Food and Agriculture blog post, California state climatologist, Michael Anderson, urged growers to be mindful Read More
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