Tagged drip irrigation

September 12, 2017
How to Match Drip Irrigation to Improve Berry Water Management
Using root mass diameter to appropriately determine wetting pattern will help you improve growth rate and yields. Read More
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
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
BB Hobbs Inc. warehouse in Plant City, FL
May 18, 2015
BB Hobbs Bolsters Business In Central Florida
Irrigation specialists celebrate opening of new branch warehouse in Plant City. Read More
July 29, 2014
Recommendations For Choosing The Right Irrigation System
Drip irrigation has typically been used in high-value fruit, nut, and vegetable crops. Recently, it has become popular in field crop applications. Read More
March 4, 2014
Combat Drought Conditions With More Efficient Water Usage
Implementing short- and long-term strategies can help farming operations during drought years. Read More
Protected Agriculture
December 12, 2013
High Tunnel Management Pointers For Vegetable Growers
Choose the proper site and construction materials and heed advice on irrigation and crop protection options. Read More
July 23, 2013
Toro Launches “Drip Tips”
Toro recently launched its new educational website, DripTips. The website, driptips.toro.com, seeks to educate new and existing drip irrigation users Read More
September 12, 2012
Drip Irrigation Maintenance Pointers
Converting to microirrigation is a capital-intensive farming investment. Its main objective is to improve crop yield and production efficiency and Read More
Nutrient Management
March 1, 2008
Steady Diet
Few growers would argue that it’s critical to provide adequate nitrogen to a crop when it’s needed. But the problem Read More
The Latest
November 19, 2017
More Tools Available for Organic Growers
Pest management, fertility, and certification information all available in one place. Read More
November 18, 2017
Tips to Winterize Your Sprayers
Taking the steps to properly prepare your sprayer for the offseason will help to reduce costly problems in the spring, says engineer and spray technology expert. Read More
November 17, 2017
Alico Overhaul to Cut Citrus Production …
Company restructuring aims to integrate legacy businesses and reduce input costs significantly. Read More
November 17, 2017
Sustainable Farming Projects in Florida …
St. Johns River Water Management District grants backing to 12 on-farm plans aimed at resource conservation and nutrient reduction. Read More
November 17, 2017
Florida Citrus Tree Rehab in Full Swing …
With Hurricane Irma well in the rear view, growers and researchers hope to work groves back to a productive state as HLB rages on. Read More
Farm Management
November 17, 2017
Consumers Forking out Less This Year for…
Annual American Farm Bureau average price report reveals you can host a fine Turkey Day feast for less than $50. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 16, 2017
USApple Seeking Nominations for Young Ap…
Deadline to apply for program is Dec. 31. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 16, 2017
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Support Yo…
Act designed to help next generation access affordable land, crop insurance, and financial capital. Read More
Crop Protection
November 15, 2017
Syngenta Secures CRISPR Cas-9 License
Other companies also have secured licenses, but few have announced plans to use the gene editing technology on vegetables. Read More
November 15, 2017
Vegetable Breeding for Timing Is only Pa…
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste. Read More
November 15, 2017
Taste Is Back on the Front Burner for Ve…
In the pursuit for solving some of the biggest problems for growers, breeders have sometimes ignored flavor. Here are two breeders who have made taste a top priority. Read More
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Pra…
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
Stone Fruit
November 14, 2017
Southeastern Peach Growers Hope for Wint…
Chill hours being sought, but the possibility of a La Niña climate pattern could mean a drier and warmer winter. Read More
November 13, 2017
Plant Breeding Is a Key Part of Precisio…
One theme that stood out during the vegetable seed trials this past summer was how much breeders are keeping future automation in mind. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Biostimulants Making Big Strides as It S…
The inaugural BiocontrolsSM USA East Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL, featured two days of educational sessions focused on how Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
So What Exactly Are Biostimulants, Anywa…
Biostimulants are one of the hottest new topics in specialty crops, but most growers could use a little clarity on where they fit. Here are the basics you need to know. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
November 13, 2017
Florida Growers Explore New Solutions to…
Farm innovation and alternative approaches to production front and center at 2017 Florida Ag Expo. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Microbial-based Biostimulants: Big Poten…
There is no shortage of interest in or questions and opinions about biostimulants. Many are working to develop them as Read More