irrigation

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... READ MORE »

Drip-IRRIGATION-IN-PRACTICE

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... READ MORE »

Valmont, Prospera enter agreement to advance ML technology in agriculture

Valmont Industries Inc., an Omaha, Nebraska-based irrigation firm and the parent company of Valley Irrigation, and Prospera Technologies Inc., an Isra... READ MORE »

Specialty crop equipment highlighted by World Ag Expo

Results are in for World Ag Expo’s Top 10 New Products Competition, sponsored by Bank of America. A large and impressive field of cutting-edge, c... READ 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... READ MORE »

Valley Irrigation adds Trevor Mecham, Joe Strickland to leadership roles

Valley Irrigation, a business segment of Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), has hired Trevor Mecham as vice president, global technology stra... READ MORE »

Reinke’s new Advanced Plus puts irrigation control into touchscreen control panel

Reinke’s new RPM Advanced Plus is a main control panel that combines multiple controls with use of a touchscreen. Advanced Plus makes controlling... READ MORE »

Canopy environment in irrigation a key factor for managing late blight in semiarid environments

Late blight, caused by Phytophthora infestans, is typically not expected to be a problem in the Columbia Basin of Washington and Oregon because the di... READ MORE »

Nelson releases new tan bubble-wide plate

The Tan Bubble-Wide plate from Nelson Irrigation is now available. The new plate can be used for low energy precision applications in the 6-10 psi ran... READ MORE »

OSHA fines potato processor $273,000 for gas release

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) found an Idaho potato processor failed to safeguard employees and was unprepared to respond t... READ MORE »


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