Water

2018 Irrigation and Water Management Survey results released by NASS

There were 231,474 farms with 55.9 million irrigated acres, which included 83.4 million acre-feet of water applied in the United States, according to the 2018 Irrigation and Water Management Survey results, published today by the... more »

Real-time groundwater quality monitoring offered by Ketos, Dramm

Water intelligence company Ketos Inc. and agriculture firm Dramm Corp. have created a partnership to empower growers across the United States and Canada. Understanding the correlation between water quality and food safety, Dramm will use Ketos water... more »

California water projects plan draws responses

In response to the federal government's new plan that will guide the coordinated operations of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project in California, Western Growers President & CEO Tom Nassif issued the following... more »

AgWater Challenge embraced by Driscoll’s

Fresh berry brand Driscoll's is participating in the AgWater Challenge in an effort to manage natural resources in a collaborative way. The partnership reinforces Driscoll’s commitment to water stewardship as well as supporting its network of more... more »

Crop health, irrigation concerns detected with A1 technology by Valley Irrigation

Valley Irrigation, a leader in precision irrigation, is gaining traction with the initial launch of Valley Insights service. Through the partnership between Valley Irrigation and Prospera Technologies announced in February 2019, the Valley Insights limited release... more »

Study to look at Lake Champlain Basin water conservation efforts

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is launching a multi-year study to assess the impact of voluntary conservation practices on water quality in two Lake Champlain Basin watersheds. These studies – established with other state... more »

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 »


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