Water

Precision Irrigation

Irrigation technology has come a long way in the past decade, and equipment designers and manufacturers aren't done yet. Growers can expect to see con... more »

Water Management

Look at on-farm conservation, irrigation practices to best use water suppliesThere's a finite water supply these days and growers are finding the supp... more »

Growers to have ‘sufficient’ supply in 2010

Early indications for the 2010 water year point to sufficient water storage and ground water reserves to get irrigators through the upcoming growing s... more »

North Florida Growers Battle Cold, Drought, Flood

Potato growers in northeast Florida's Flagler, Putnam and St. Johns counties have battled an unholy triumvirate of weather issues this winter and spri... more »

Idaho Power working with state to refill aquifer

A March 26 announcement that Idaho Power and the state of Idaho had signed a tentative accord has state officials hailing the agreement as a reaffirma... more »

Snowpack lower than average, but water supply looks sufficient

At first glance, Idaho's 2009 water supply appears to be sufficient to meet agricultural demands for the upcoming growing season, but appearances can ... more »

New irrigation technologies from ARS can help conserve a vital resource

In the small Montana farming town of Sidney, Robert Evans adjusts his Bluetooth. He's not chatting with colleagues or closing a business deal. He's wa... more »

Technology aids farming and irrigation practices

It's said that the information age started with the military in the 1950s, and the technology we have in the 21st century is a direct result of it. Fa... more »

Growers Can Manage a Potato Crop with Less Water

Irrigation is required for profitable commercial potato production in the Western United States. Potatoes have a relatively shallow root zone and a lo... more »

Northwest Potato Growers Expect Dry Season

This year's irrigation outlook for Northwest potato growers is dry, just like it's been the past few years.Idaho is in the seventh year of a drought c... more »


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