irrigation and water management

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The quest for an aquifer alternative

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation was created in 1902 to aid agricultural development of arid Western states. A perfect candidate was Central Washington�... READ MORE »

Water shortages spurring innovation in Columbia Basin

Farmers rely on water for their livelihoods, but it often costs a lot to get it to the field. In arid regions, and in the top two potato-producing sta... READ MORE »

Potato growers address ongoing water worries through research

Water is one of the earth’s most precious resources. Clean water is vital to maintaining the health of humans, plants and animals alike. It is also ... READ MORE »

Troubled waters: Quest for WOTUS clarification continues

While the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a final rule responding to a verdict narrowing the definition of waters of the United States... READ MORE »

Trio of North Dakota brothers receive irrigation award

Third-generation North Dakota farmers and brothers Bill, Jeff and Kent VanRay have received the Irrigation Excellence Award from the North Dakota Irri... READ MORE »

WSU doctoral student has big plans for $10,000 scholarship

An agtech internship his senior year of high school introduced Jacob Meeuwsen to agriculture as a potential career, and that initial interest is now p... READ MORE »

Irrigation show to feature 200-plus companies, latest technology

A major irrigation show will delve into the latest water conservation technology in November. The 2023 Irrigation Show and Education Week is schedu... READ MORE »

16 Maryland farms receive up to $50,000 to support conservation efforts

The Maryland Department of Agriculture has selected 16 farms and organizations to receive a share of $650,000 to aid the adoption of conservation prac... READ MORE »

Minnesota seed farm achieves state water quality certification

R.D. Offutt’s Twin Rivers Seed Farm is now certified in the Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program from the Minnesota Department... READ MORE »

Supreme Court decision narrows definition of WOTUS

The U.S. Supreme Court has narrowed the definition of waters of the United States and areas regulated under the Clean Water Act. In a unanimous dec... READ MORE »


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