Water

Soil moisture probe technology has advanced in recent years

CropLogic targeted southern Idaho when it opened a U.S. office because the company feels its irrigation technology would be especially useful to potat... more »

Tips on keeping herbicides out of groundwater

As you begin to prepare your fields for this growing season, make the necessary steps to ensure herbicides stay out of surface and groundwater. The... more »

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Drip, VRI, drones among advancements in irrigation

Water availability and water quality make up what is a two-headed monster facing growers around the world, particularly in the Pacific Northwest. I... more »

Senate bill in Washington state could lead to more surface water access

A new bill introduced in the Washington state legislature could help get surface water drylands. Senate Bill 5136 would create a water infrastructu... more »

USDA conducting two new studies on irrigation practices

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct two special studies as part of the 2017 C... more »

Fertilizer use, water quality targeted in California grants

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) has awarded over $1.1 million in grant f... more »

USDA grant to fund research into snowpack and water allocations

Mountain snowpack is a primary source of water for the arid western United States. This region, which includes Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, N... more »

Judge doesn’t rule on Klamath Basin irrigation suit

Judge William Orrick of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California heard oral arguments in the lawsuit filed by the Klamath Tribe... more »

HELM gets California approval for metolachlor herbicides

HELM Agro announced that the California Department of Pesticide Regulations (CDPR) has approved HELMET and HELMET SPC herbicides for use on selected c... more »

Moves might relieve burden under WOTUS and Clean Water Act

A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court and a proposed piece of the new Farm Bill may help remove regulatory burdens against farmers. The U.S. Supreme... more »


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