The on-farm pick-up service is now available to all Toro® growers with qualifying Toro® drip tape purchases (exclusions apply). The ag plastic recycling service is a result of Toro’s ongoing commitment to help farmers maximize production with efficient, sustainable drip irrigation practices. Toro has partnered with Revolution, a national leader in ag plastic recycling and manufacturing in the United States.Continue reading
Toro FlowControl drip tape is changing the way strawberry growers farm. Just ask the folks at Strawberry Hill, USA. They made the switch to FlowControl a few years ago in an effort to improve production yields, conquer challenging terrain and elevate their business. Thanks to FlowControl, they have been able to irrigate longer runs and uneven terrain, improve uniformity and crop yield, reduce clogging, improve installation efficiency, and increase their profitability.
Learn how Toro’s FlowControl drip tape helped Strawberry Hill improve their irrigation uniformity, grow their business and meet their goals.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
Toro Kicks Off expanded Drip Irrigation Recycling Service in central California Coast region with special Free Pallet Offer
Toro is pleased to announce that, effectively immediately, its award winning drip irrigation recycling service will now offer expanded service capabilities in the central California coast region. The service is a result of Toro’s ongoing commitment to help farmers maximize production with efficient, sustainable drip irrigation practices, including the recycling of spent drip irrigation tapes and driplines. The service is offered in partnership with Revolution Plastics, a national leader in agricultural plastic recycling with operations in Arkansas, Wisconsin and Texas, and now a new facility in California.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
In a webinar series produced by the University of California, Davis, Toro’s Inge Bisconer addressed some agriculture irrigation responses to the ongoing drought plaguing much of the western United States.
The current drought has forced water usage into the spotlight. This is particularly true for California’s agriculture industry. In the webinar “The Agriculture Irrigation Industry Responds to the California drought,” Inge discusses the many water and cost saving benefits that many growers have enjoyed by using drip irrigation over other irrigation methods.Continue reading
Irrigation water efficiency is a priority for producers in the United States and is impacted by field uniformity. Uniformity issues may result in over irrigation, however, new technology and science can bring potential solutions.
This Monday, July 25, Western Growers Association will host a Lunch & Learn webinar that will highlight findings of a recent study conducted in key produce regions in California and provide participants with some practical ideas to address differences in uniformity and efficiency.Continue reading
Learn the ins and outs of Toro’s AquaFlow Drip Irrigation Design Software from the woman who created it! You won’t want to miss out.
Tune in to learn how to size and select laterals, submains and mainlines to economically achieve high emission uniformity, even in multi-slope, challenging terrain or large block sizes.Continue reading
Drip irrigation technology provides tremendous benefits if the system is operated and maintained properly. Tune in to this Friday’s webinar about drip irrigation system operation and maintenance for helpful hints on how to use Toro Micro-Irrigation’s Owner’s Manual to establish baseline readings, monitor system parameters, schedule irrigations and perform system maintenance.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
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
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