Water

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 »

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 »

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 »


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