Water

More than $1M In grants awarded to Virginia State ag researchers

Researchers at Virginia State University’s Agricultural Research Station (VSU-ARS) were recently awarded $1.4 million in capacity building grants (CBG) from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Chyer Kim, Food Scientist at VSU-ARS, was awarded $499,644... more »

South Sacramento County Ag & Habitat lands recycled water eyed

A joint venture (JV) of Brown and Caldwell and Carollo Engineers has been selected by the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (Regional San) to provide capital program management services for the $375 million South Sacramento... more »

2020 Irrigation Show organizers announce its cancellation

The Irrigation Association has shared the following communication with its members. The association is canceling its 2020 Irrigation Show. "It is with both regret and optimism that we write today to announce the cancellation of... more »

Farm market food safety, strawberry mold targets of VSU grant awards

Researchers at Virginia State University’s Agricultural Research Station (VSU-ARS) were recently awarded $1.4 million in capacity building grants (CBG) from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Chyer Kim, Food Scientist at VSU-ARS, was awarded $499,644... more »

Oilfield water can safely be reused for irrigation in California, study finds

A new study by researchers at Duke University and RTI International finds that reusing oilfield water that’s been mixed with surface water to irrigate farms in the Cawelo Water District of California’s Kern County does... more »

Stake in Brazil-based solar energy company acquired by Valmont

Valmont Industries Inc., a provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure development and irrigation equipment and services for agriculture, today announced June 4 the purchase of a majority stake in Solbras – Energia Solar do... more »

Benefits of Aqua-Traxx Azul drip tape touted by Toro

Toro is redefining clog resistance with their latest advancement in precision irrigation, Toro Aqua-Traxx Azul drip tape. This  new product from Toro’s agricultural business gives growers the same performance they have come to expect from... more »

Online tool helps growers assess their water quality, testing readiness

An online tool developed by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is helping produce growers assess their water quality and prepare for increased testing requirements. Uttam Saha, a program coordinator at... more »


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