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Toro Announces ‘Ready. Set. GROW!’ Grant Program

Ready. Set. GROW!Agricultural communities play a vital role in feeding the global population, and with the effects of last year’s drought lingering well into this year, it is apparent that efficient and sustainable agricultural practices are more important than ever. With that in mind, Toro has introduced ‘Ready. Set. GROW!‘ an all-new program that awards $15,000 in grants to help agricultural communities promote efficient and sustainable agricultural practices.

But to make the program a success, Toro is asking for YOUR help in recognizing those that promote sustainable practices in agricultural communities across the United States. All you have to do is identify and nominate non-profit organizations [501(c)(3)] or government entities that are doing great work to improve agricultural communities. You might recognize an organization installing drip irrigation in a community garden to more efficiently use water resources; a local non-profit committed to furthering sustainable agricultural practices; or, an organization training military veterans in modern agriculture technologies. For complete details and to nominate an organization, visit https://www.facebook.com/Toro.Company/app_112813808737465. Continue reading

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Subsurface Drip Irrigation is the “Future” for Grain Producers

Some growers in the Midwest have seen “tremendous” yields with subsurface drip irrigation (SDI).  According to a recent article in Midwest Producer, Neil Corey of McCook, Nebraska has been using subsurface drip irrigation on 40 acres of his own crop for 15 years, Read the full article…

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