Irrigation Stories
Bill Lamont, a Professor at Penn State University and specialist in water delivery and management systems for vegetable crops, explains that most growers in the state are sourcing water from ponds, rivers, streams, and wells. The biggest challenge he sees with water conservation in the state is making sure growers have enough water in their ponds to meet crop needs. 
Photo courtesy of Bill Lamont
Irrigation
June 8, 2016
How To Use Irrigation Water Wisely For Your Vegetable Crops
Experts from both coasts share advice on ways to save this precious resource on the farm, including drip tape management and increasing organic matter. Read More
Tail water recovery pump from  C&B Farms in Florida
Irrigation
June 6, 2016
How To Maximize Water Efficiency On Your Vegetable Farm
Growers from both East and West reveal how they get the most from their water supply – and save money. Read More
Salty soil in California
Fruits
May 10, 2016
California Governor Signs Executive Order To Continue Water Savings
Rule updates existing requirements for agriculture water management plans. Read More
(Photo credit: David Eddy)
Irrigation
March 7, 2016
Western Growers Takes Aim At Lost El Niño Water
Association launches new water web page and digital media campaign. Read More
Don Cameron, Terranova Ranch, Helm, CA. (Photo credit: David Eddy)
Irrigation
February 29, 2016
Saving Water: Stocking Up On A Precious Commodity
What seems counterintuitive — flooding vineyards and orchards — has paid big dividends for Don Cameron of Terranova Ranch. Read More
Computerized irrigation systems are used to improve water management at Okray Family Farms.
Photo credit: Rosemary Gordon
Fruits
February 17, 2016
Trimble Advances Its Precision Irrigation Solution  
Irrigate-IQ Uniform Corner allows growers to maximize yield through uniform water applications. Read More
GP El Nino combo-full
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
Center pivot irrigation sprinklers in Florida
Irrigation
December 2, 2015
Researchers: New Irrigation Method Saves 50% Of Water Needed For Potato Production
Three-year study uncovers significant potential in hybrid center pivot equipment. Read More
This year, water continues to be the top issue for members of the California Fresh Fruit Association. (Photo Credit: David Eddy)
Citrus
November 22, 2015
Agricultural Retailer’s #moreDAMstorage Campaign Bonding With California Water 4 All
Gar Tootelian, Inc. praises water use initiative that puts people and food security first. Read More
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
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Irrigation
July 14, 2016
New Tool Calculates Almond Orchard Water…
A new irrigation calculator tool may help almond growers who want to maximize irrigation efficiency to conserve water, a vital Read More
Citrus
July 8, 2016
Yara Seeking To Make Splash With New Wat…
Unique plant-based sensor technology is being tested in California and Florida citrus groves. Read More
Fruits
June 10, 2016
5 Components To Help Streamline The Irri…
Check out details on some of the latest products to help you achieve efficiencies in your irrigation system. Read More
Irrigation
June 8, 2016
How To Use Irrigation Water Wisely For Y…
Experts from both coasts share advice on ways to save this precious resource on the farm, including drip tape management and increasing organic matter. Read More
Irrigation
June 6, 2016
How To Maximize Water Efficiency On Your…
Growers from both East and West reveal how they get the most from their water supply – and save money. Read More
Fruits
May 10, 2016
California Governor Signs Executive Orde…
Rule updates existing requirements for agriculture water management plans. Read More
Irrigation
March 7, 2016
Western Growers Takes Aim At Lost El Niñ…
Association launches new water web page and digital media campaign. Read More
Irrigation
February 29, 2016
Saving Water: Stocking Up On A Precious …
What seems counterintuitive — flooding vineyards and orchards — has paid big dividends for Don Cameron of Terranova Ranch. Read More
Fruits
February 17, 2016
Trimble Advances Its Precision Irrigatio…
Irrigate-IQ Uniform Corner allows growers to maximize yield through uniform water applications. Read More
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
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