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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
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
En este video, Francisco explica Aqua-Traxx cinta de goteo, las ventajas de la tecnología PBX Advantage, y por qué es tan eficaz. Continue reading
In the following video, watch MSNBC’s Chris Hayes as he talks to Joe Del Bosque, a grower in California’s Central Valley, about farming during a drought. Continue reading
The video below is the latest segment in the Growing California video series, a partnership with California Grown. “Strawberry Fields…Forever” profiles a strawberry grower and his commitment to water efficiency. Continue reading
Toro’s drip irrigation tape products are innovative steps in the evolution of drip irrigation. Aqua-Traxx drip tape, the original drip irrigation tape, provides unmatched clog resistance, durability and precision placement of your valuable water and fertilizer. New FlowControl drip tape— the only flow regulating drip irrigation tape available — is Toro’s latest advancement in the evolution of drip irrigation, giving you increased uniformity and control wherever you farm.
Market demands, weather patterns and resource availability change every day, so precision agriculture practices must evolve to stay ahead. From increasing yield and improving quality to making the best use of available resources. Irrigation technology is evolving, too — first flood, then pivot and now drip irrigation. Each step giving you more precise control over the time, energy and water you invest in your crop.
Check out this drip irrigation installation video by Dubois Agrinovation that shows how drip tape is installed using Aqua-Traxx® drip tape and installation machinery. Click here to watch more videos by Dubois Agrinovation on their YouTube channel.
Watch the following Drip Irrigation Installation video to find out how Midwest growers are using subsurface drip irrigation to grow better crops with fewer inputs. The investment often pays for itself in less than two years.
The Wiregrass Research and Extension Center held a field demonstration near Headland, Alabama on August 29, 2012. As presented by the Extension’s Agronomist/Regional Agent, Brandon Dillard, the above video presents their findings and the benefits of subsurface drip irrigation on corn.