Water

Research project seeks better water efficiency

Texas A&M AgriLife Research is poised to be a catalyst in the next major leap forward for water and energy use relating to food and landscape irrigation systems.

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FDA seeks input on water regulations, delays parts of FSMA rollout

The FDA is proposing changes to how it will implement provisions of the Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in the coming years, inc... more

Irrigation evolves from cumbersome sprinkler applications

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 »

Empire Farm Days’ sprinker demos to highlight irrigation options

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 »

Taller, thinner crop beds save resources

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 »

Purdue, MSU Extension provide irrigation tools

For over 25 years, Michigan State University and Purdue University have been developing and improving tools to assist in irrigation management. “Che... more »

Irrigation management: Measuring soil moisture

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 step above drought status

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 »

Semios special offer to provide free soil moisture monitoring

Semios, provider of real-time agricultural information for precision farming, now offers two years of free soil moisture monitoring for their customer... more »

California delegation visiting climate-smart Israel

Israel is regarded as perhaps the most climate-smart agricultural region in the world. It has to be, with annual rainfall of about 17 inches (source: ... more »

Western Ohio Precision Ag Day registration now open

Registration is now open for the July 12 Western Ohio Precision Agriculture Day hosted by Ohio State University Extension. Focusing on precision pl... more »

Farm Bureau hails Supreme Court ruling on water regulation

A unanimous Supreme Court ruled landowners can appeal when the Army Corps of Engineers determines that a body of water is subject to federal jurisdi... more »


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