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Toro recently announced that its micro-irrigation (aka. drip irrigation) product catalog for the agriculture industry is now available in both English and Spanish languages. The catalog covers Toro’s entire micro-irrigation product offering and highlights features, benefits, and specifications for each product.
However, what’s most interesting is that with the addition of a Spanish language catalog, Toro has displayed its dedication to customers throughout Latin America, as well as its commitment to accuracy and quality. Continue reading
Larry Standage has reaped all the typical benefits of converting to drip irrigation with his onions in Vale, Oregon, including increased yields, reduced runoff, and less use of water, fertilizer, and labor. But the most important benefit is that Standage builds customer loyalty as a result of a higher quality, more uniform crop.
“Each 50 pound bag of onions is superior becuse the crop is more uniform in size, shape, and color, thus the customer is more pleased. I use drip to keep my customers coming back,” says Larry. Continue reading
The Drip Irrigation Owner’s Manual was developed by Toro to be a comprehensive drip irrigation guide for both new and existing row, field, and permanent crop growers. The manual helps growers take full advantage of the precise, efficient, and practical benefits of a drip irrigation system. Topics include drip irrigation system overview, starting-up your drip irrigation system, basic system operation, fertigation, chemigation, salinity management, system maintenance, and maximizing your investment. The Drip Irrigation Owner’s Manual heavily references both government and academic sources, is beautifully illustrated, and is simply written in lay terms. Continue reading
This week, Toro announced its newest micro-irrigation product line, Thinwall Dripline. Ideal for applications such as subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) and semi-permanent crops, Thinwall Dripline is also great for growers who prefer a flat, molded emitter inside an extruded, thin-walled tube. Read the full article…
Closely spaced drip tape emitters can enhance salt management for seed germination, leach salts in permanent crops, dilute soil salinity for salt-sensitive crops and manipulate the wetting pattern – all with less cost and more efficiency than widely spaced emitters. Read the full article…
Improved crop yield and quality. Water and nutrients are spoon-fed to the crop uniformly and on the desired schedule. Water conservation. Drip irrigation helps stretch limited water supplies by reducing water runoff, deep percolation and/or over-irrigation due to poor application Read the full article…