Irrigation of vegetable crops has a history driven by the reality that water is a finite resource. Emphasis on having the proper amount of water continues to increase.
It’s no secret that water is a must for produce processing plants. Whether the source is rural or municipal, the water must be filtered and tested to be safe,... more
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Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce are asking the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new Administrator, Scott Prui... more »
EPA is launching a new website (www.epa.gov/wotus-rule) to provide the public with information about EPA’s review of the definition of “Waters of ... more »
American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall on May 9 praised the EPA's decision to collaborate closely with governors regarding revision ... more »
Investing in efficient irrigation systems usually requires significant capital. As with other capital-intensive investments, doing it would only make ... more »
President Trump signed an executive order on Feb. 28 for the review of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule under the Clean Water Act. The exe... more »
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has issued 19 grants totaling $4,790,100 to support agri... more »
Exposed to weather and wildlife during the winter months, irrigation systems can incur a multitude of problems during the growing season if they are n... more »
The California Department of Water Resources and the California Department of Food and Agriculture have released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for joi... more »
Welcome rains during December 2016 and the first week of 2017 are providing hope for Georgia farmers looking for relief from a statewide severe drough... more »
As advanced as agriculture has become, there remains a pressing need for nondestructive ways to "see" into the soil. The U.S. Department of Energy’s... more »