Irrigation

New line of drip irrigation fittings launched by Toro

Toro has introduced Toro Fittings, a new line of drip irrigation fittings for drip tape, hose and dripline. “With our new line of fittings, gro... more »

Automated, wireless irrigation pump control released by Valley

Valley Irrigation has released Pump Command, a new solution for growers to automate pumping and wirelessly control irrigation pumps. The innovatio... more »

Oil-coated sand may hold more moisture in soil

Growers often need to regulate soil temperature, reduce weeds and minimize water loss. Agricultural mulch can help farmers do so. But the plastic in ... more »

Next-level irrigation tire released by Titan

Titan International (Titan) has announced its new Titan Hi-Dration Lug irrigation tire, which is the first radial non-directional irrigation tire on t... more »

Senate passes fix to water act to provide relief to Klamath Basin irrigators

Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, both of Oregon, announced July 1 that the Senate has passed a fix to the 2018 Water Resources Development Act (WR... more »

Valley Irrigation acquires solar energy firm

Valmont Industries Inc., a provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure development and irrigation equipment and services for agri... more »

Irrigation checklist: Things to do before you need to start watering

As planting nears the end, crop producers need to start preparing for irrigation season. If you ignore irrigation equipment until the day you need to ... more »

Sustainability focus of latest ‘Eye on Potatoes’ podcast

Earlier this year, it was announced that the former Potato Sustainability Initiative was expanding to include more facets of the potato supply chain. ... more »

Valley Irrigation expanding AI-based crop monitoring to areas of Idaho, Washington

Valley Irrigation and Prospera Technologies announced April 29 they are expanding their artificial intelligence-based crop monitoring and detection... more »

University of Idaho researchers offer tips on potato disease, harvesting, irrigation

Educational sessions were packed as potato growers learned about strategies to fight crop diseases at the 52nd Idaho Potato Conference, hosted by the... more »


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