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With an expanding population, growers around the world are looking to technologies that help increase productivity of existing land and maximize precious water resources. Toro Ag’s drip irrigation solutions help growers of permanent, field and row crops around the world realize substantial benefits in yield, quality, and water savings from the precise application of water and nutrients.
Husker Harvest Days 2018 is almost here! Thousands of exhibitors and tens of thousands of visitors will descend upon the Husker Harvest Days field in Wood River, Nebraska for 3 full days of ag festivities.
We’ve got quite a line up planned for Husker Harvest Day 2018. We’ll have agronomists and industry experts on hand all week long to answer your irrigation questions. On Wednesday, we’re hosting a special Lunch & Learn around 12pm. Be sure to drop in to booth 738 to catch a brief session on how you can win with drip irrigation and fertigation. Continue reading
The Toro Company has announced Ralf San Jose as director of marketing for Toro’s agricultural business. Prior to joining Toro, San Jose held various marketing and senior leadership roles both in the United States, as well as internationally and throughout Latin America. In his new role, San Jose will oversee Toro’s marketing and product development strategy for the agricultural market. Continue reading
Toro Ag Irrigation Show 2017 – FlowControl Drip Irrigation, Greenhouse Irrigation, Permanent Crop, Evolution AG and more!
Join us NEXT WEEK in Orlando, Florida for the complete Toro Ag Irrigation Show 2017 experience! Be sure to stop by booth #901 on Wednesday, November 8 and Thursday, November 9, to check out our newest products and discover the right drip irrigation solution for you. Continue reading
Toro, Husker Harvest Days 2017 – Special Subsurface Drip Irrigation Events, Demos, Giveaways Planned
Join us in Grand Island, Nebraska in booth #436 for the complete Toro Husker Harvest Days 2017 experience! Toro will be offering a variety of ways for growers to learn about subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) and how it can help them maintain or increase yields using less water, even during a drought.
We’ve got quite a line up planned for this year’s show. Visitors will have the chance to hear first-hand from irrigation industry veterans during one of our expert-led events throughout the show. All events are free and happening with Toro, Husker Harvest Days 2017. Continue reading
During times of water scarcity, like California’s recent drought, it’s tempting to take on a binary view of the world. This was definitely the case with agriculture, which appeared to be at odds with everyone: farms vs. fish, farm vs. cities, farms vs. regulators. As a dominant water user in the state, they were easy targets.
But when one digs deeper, it’s obvious that many in the agricultural community want to move beyond this debate and do things differently. Yes growing food and fiber takes water, but there are plenty of farmers laser-focused on improving irrigation efficiency, maximizing multi-benefit solutions and striking a balance between growing crops and preserving the environment. Continue reading
Amidst one of the worst droughts in California’s history water remains at the forefront of agricultural issues, and as the World Ag Expo in Tulare celebrates 50 years one can see how irrigation techniques have changed throughout the world and state.
“50 years ago we were flood irrigating you know, gravity siphon pipe irrigating,” said Inge Bisconer, Toro Micro Irrigation. Continue reading
The 2017 World Ag Expo is only a few days away and we can’t wait to see you there! February 14-16 Toro Micro-Irrigation will be exhibiting the World Ag Expo in Tulare, California.
If you are attending the show, be sure to stop by the Toro booth to check out our newest products and discover the right drip irrigation solution for you, including FlowControl Drip Tape, Evolution AG Controller for Irrigation and Fertigation, Toro’s AWARD-WINNING Recycling Service, and more. Continue reading
Prior to that, Klauzer was a research agronomist for a variety of pesticide makers. The last pesticide company he worked for was having a merger and wanted Klauzer to move to Georgia or Alabama.
A sales agronomist, Klauzer decided he wanted to stay in the Treasure Valley and responded to an ad for the position with Clearwater Supply. Continue reading
Water use efficiency has long been a priority for produce growers in the United States, but with diminishing water resources there has been a renewed urgency to improve efficiency in irrigation systems.
Western Growers, in concert with JR Simplot Water Services and The Toro Company, recently concluded a study to evaluate distribution uniformity in drip irrigation systems in key produce regions in California, including both the Oxnard Plain and the Coachella Valley. This study was done in cooperation with Western Growers members who were interested in water efficiency and will be published soon to provide useful information to those operating drip systems. Continue reading
Brookdale Fruit Farm in Hollis, N.H., is the site of a June 3 workshop on drip irrigation strategies and options vegetable and fruit growers should be considering for the growing season.
We will be presenting a hands-on demonstration on setting up a drip irrigation system, starting from the pond to the field, describing the various components of the drip irrigation system. Continue reading