Irrigation Stories
Irrigation
June 28, 2017
Robert Sakata Talks About Water
The Colorado grower discusses how water issues have changed which crops they grow where, and raises the idea of leasing water rights during droughts replacing crop income. Read More
Citrus
June 21, 2017
Storm Runoff May Recharge Aquifers and Your Crops
A new study hints that tapping into storm water during dry years does more than increase water table levels. Read More
Citrus
June 19, 2017
$9M in Grants Allocated to Address Ag Water Resources Issues
Projects that focus on drought stress, flooding, water quality, and postharvest use are among awardees. Read More
Irrigation
June 7, 2017
Managing Pivot Irrigation in Drought Areas
Navajo Agricultural Products Industry's Crop Manager Amanda Kerr shares her method to ensure the operation is always as prepared as possible for a drought. Read More
Center pivot irrigation system at Florida research farm
Citrus
June 1, 2017
Big Bucks up for Grabs to Water-Wise Florida Farmers
St. Johns River Water Management District cost-share funding would support implementation of conservation-minded practices and technologies. Read More
Irrigation
May 31, 2017
Surviving a Month with Two Weeks’ Water
Imagine yourself in this nightmare scenario: At the height of the season, the pipeline that carries water from your only Read More
Citrus
May 16, 2017
EPA Seeks States’ Input On Waters of the U.S. Rule
As the agency considers scaling back the water rule, states are asked to define protected waters. Read More
Fruits
March 29, 2017
Water Allocations in California Deemed Unfair
Tom Nassif of Western Growers objects to a recent announcement that some in California’s Central Valley received only a 65% initial water allocation, while other growers in the region received 100%. Read More
Irrigation
March 26, 2017
Tips to Maximize Water Efficiency in Your Almond Grove
Editor’s note: Spencer Cooper joined the Almond Board of California last fall as Senior Manager, Irrigation and Water Efficiency. Western Read More
Irrigation
January 31, 2017
Use Water Pressure to Get More from Your Drip Systems
Pressure management is key to successfully operating drip systems because getting the pressure right will assure that you are getting the water right. Read More
raspberry closeup
Berries
December 30, 2016
Berry Grower Hit with Fine for Water Use
Washington State Department of Ecology alleges grower supplied inaccurate water use figures, illegally irrigated two berry farms. Read More
SmartIrrigation Avocado app being used in the field
Fruits
October 20, 2016
Irrigation App Apt To Save Avocado Growers Time, Money
Fleshing out of technology developed by University of Florida scientists shows what methods yield the best results. Read More
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Berries
September 12, 2017
How to Match Drip Irrigation to Improve …
Using root mass diameter to appropriately determine wetting pattern will help you improve growth rate and yields. Read More
Citrus
September 7, 2017
Improving Water Management: Can Silicon …
Though very much-needed, technological solutions must be cost-effective and industry appropriate. Read More
Berries
July 1, 2017
Water is a Must for Berry Crops
As the adage goes, “ability is availability” as so it goes for water. Read More
Irrigation
June 28, 2017
Robert Sakata Talks About Water
The Colorado grower discusses how water issues have changed which crops they grow where, and raises the idea of leasing water rights during droughts replacing crop income. Read More
Citrus
June 21, 2017
Storm Runoff May Recharge Aquifers and Y…
A new study hints that tapping into storm water during dry years does more than increase water table levels. Read More
Citrus
June 19, 2017
$9M in Grants Allocated to Address Ag Wa…
Projects that focus on drought stress, flooding, water quality, and postharvest use are among awardees. Read More
Irrigation
June 7, 2017
Managing Pivot Irrigation in Drought Are…
Navajo Agricultural Products Industry's Crop Manager Amanda Kerr shares her method to ensure the operation is always as prepared as possible for a drought. Read More
Citrus
June 1, 2017
Big Bucks up for Grabs to Water-Wise Flo…
St. Johns River Water Management District cost-share funding would support implementation of conservation-minded practices and technologies. Read More
Irrigation
May 31, 2017
Surviving a Month with Two Weeks’ …
Imagine yourself in this nightmare scenario: At the height of the season, the pipeline that carries water from your only Read More
Citrus
May 16, 2017
EPA Seeks States’ Input On Waters of the…
As the agency considers scaling back the water rule, states are asked to define protected waters. Read More
Fruits
March 29, 2017
Water Allocations in California Deemed U…
Tom Nassif of Western Growers objects to a recent announcement that some in California’s Central Valley received only a 65% initial water allocation, while other growers in the region received 100%. Read More
Irrigation
March 26, 2017
Tips to Maximize Water Efficiency in You…
Editor’s note: Spencer Cooper joined the Almond Board of California last fall as Senior Manager, Irrigation and Water Efficiency. Western Read More
Irrigation
January 31, 2017
Use Water Pressure to Get More from Your…
Pressure management is key to successfully operating drip systems because getting the pressure right will assure that you are getting the water right. Read More
Berries
December 30, 2016
Berry Grower Hit with Fine for Water Use
Washington State Department of Ecology alleges grower supplied inaccurate water use figures, illegally irrigated two berry farms. Read More
Fruits
October 20, 2016
Irrigation App Apt To Save Avocado Growe…
Fleshing out of technology developed by University of Florida scientists shows what methods yield the best results. Read More
Citrus
October 20, 2016
Power To Control Weather In The Hands Of…
UF/IFAS’ FAWN resource continues to enhance and introduce new tools, allowing growers to be better prepared for what Mother Nature has in store. Read More
Berries
September 20, 2016
How To Track Irrigation: Keep Your Eye O…
Time-tested, color-appropriate method for following water movement in plasticulture veggie crops could prove fruitful in blueberries, too. Read More
Fruits
September 15, 2016
California Growers May Face More Water C…
State proposal would divert more water to San Joaquin River system to save endangered fish habitat. Read More