Water

Thrive Venture & Innovation Platform joined by Valley Irrigation

SVG Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based venture and innovation firm, announced Sept. 16 that Valley Irrigation, a Valmont Co., has become the latest corporate partner to join its Thrive Venture & Innovation Platform. Valley Irrigation is a precision... more »

Integrated CBD sets hemp farming standards with irrigation system

Integrated CBD, an institutional scale and quality supply chain leader for hemp-derived CBD, has completed installation of plant-based sensor technology, powered by ag-tech company Phytech, on its approximately 10,000 acre industrial hemp farm in Yuma... more »

‘Waters of the United States’ rule repealed by EPA, US Army

At an event in Washington, D.C., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Department of the Army Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James announced Sept. 12 that the agencies... more »

Crop management platform launched by Valley Irrigation

Anew single-source platform for connected crop management will be released by Valley Irrigation plans  in early 2020. Valley 365 uses a single sign-on, and easy-to-use interface... more »

FieldNET Pivot Watch available at US dealers

FieldNET Pivot Watch is now available through Zimmatic dealers in the U.S. and Canada, according to a press release. Albert Maurin, sales and tactical marketing manager at Lindsay, said the device attaches with a simple aluminum... more »

Growers try new drip irrigation products, techniques

Drip irrigation has been used to conserve water for decades, but technology is empowering growers to take increasingly complex approaches to irrigation. The upsides to drip irrigation are obvious to most growers – it not... more »

Irrigation, pipeline project moving ahead in Moses Lake, Washington

Following many letters of support earlier this year by various organizations, cities, port districts, chambers of... more »

Modern irrigation practices shaped by new tools

Growers still bear responsibility for irrigating specialty crops, but technology offers a few helping hands for the task. Sensors detect moisture in the air or soil. Weather networks record historical temperatures. And free-to-download phone apps... more »


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