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Colorado’s agricultural industry faces direct energy expenses of more than $400 million annual that account for 7% of the industry’s overall expenses. Now there is a new statewide dairy and irrigation energy efficiency program available to ag producers.
The new initiative, geared toward dairies and irrigators, will provide energy services to a minimum of 80 agricultural producers annually for three years. Program participants will receive: Continue reading
Whether you’ve been using a drip irrigation system for years, or if you are considering drip irrigation for the first time, we have a number of drip irrigation resources to help you at every point along the way! Over the years, our talented team of experts has created some helpful guides, tools, videos, and webpages to help growers, like you, learn about drip irrigation and get the most from a drip system. Here are 6 of the many drip irrigation resources and tools that Toro has to offer. Continue reading
Two Kansas State University faculty members recently joined experts from around the world in China for an information exchange about micro-irrigation technologies.
Freddie Lamm, research irrigation engineer at K-State’s Northwest Research-Extension Center in Colby, and Gary Clark, senior associate dean for the College of Engineering and professor of biological and agricultural engineering, were invited presenters at the Irrigation in Action Symposium at China Agricultural University in Beijing, in October. Continue reading
Archi’s AcresA great opportunity from Archi’s Acres and Cal Poly Pomona! The Sustainable Agriculture Training (SAT) 12-week, Nights & Weekend course kicks off on January 19th! Hurry, there’s only 3 seats left! Continue reading
Alfalfa’s been getting a bad rap lately, thanks in part to the drought currently affecting much of the western United States. This Thursday, January 14th, at 6p.m. PST on The Water Zone Radio Show, join special guest-hosts Inge Bisconer and Paul McFadden as they discuss water use efficiency in alfalfa. Continue reading
Many farmers are challenged to apply water uniformly on fields with undulating terrain or long lengths of run. Tune in on Friday, January 15, to learn how Toro’s new Aqua-Traxx FC flow control drip tape provides superior drip irrigation system emission uniformity compared to ordinary drip tapes, and how it also avoids the drawbacks of pressure compensating tapes. Continue reading
Toro is pleased to announce the release of Neptune Flat Emitter Dripline in 24-mil wall thicknesses for both 5/8” and 7/8” internal diameters. The thicker wall flat emitter dripline can be used for semi-permanent installations, on the ground or subsurface, or in challenging conditions that demand a thicker walled product. Continue reading
If you tried to join last Friday’s webinar, you may have experienced some issues logging in. Our apologies go to those who weren’t able to login because the virtual room was full. If you weren’t able to join, don’t worry:
You’re invited to a repeat of this essential event this Friday, Dec 18 at 9AM PST.
Tune in to Here’s What You Need to Know About Toro’s Drip Irrigation Owner’s Manual, a free webinar hosted by the Grange Network. Continue reading