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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In light of the current drought, many tomato growers are turning to water-efficient drip irrigation to increase yields and water use efficiency while ... more »
On August 15, a team from UC Davis, ERA Economics and the UC Agricultural Issues Center released an economic impact report related to the California d... more »
FDA has extended some of the compliance deadlines for parts of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and has issued draft guidance for a key portio... more »
South Texas agricultural irrigators have a new resource available to help them improve irrigation management and water conservation, according to a Te... more »
Irrigation of vegetable crops has a lengthy history, driven by the reality that water is a finite resource. The emphasis on having the proper amount o... more »
Live sprinkler demonstrations at the Empire Farm Days, Aug. 9-11, will highlight irrigation options for all types of fruit, berry, vegetable and cro... more »
Looking out over thousands of acres of tomatoes, Miguel Talavera, director of East Coast growing operations at Pacific Tomato Grower, marvels at the n... more »
For over 25 years, Michigan State University and Purdue University have been developing and improving tools to assist in irrigation management. “Che... more »
Irrigation of crop fields is a common practice in areas of the country that receive little rainfall or have soils with little water-holding capacity. ... more »
Lower Michigan has been receiving less rain and now parts of the state are close to being in drought status, reports MLive.
A recent USDA drought s... more »