Water

Changes in ag, including innovation, necessitated by Rio Grande salinity

The increasing salinity of the Rio Grande is a real problem for agricultural producers. Experts from Texas A&M AgriLife Research are studying this problem to provide options and advice for those who rely on this... more »

Texas-based PivoTrac purchased by Valley Irrigation

Omaha, Nebraska-based Valley Irrigation has acquired PivoTrac, an ag tech company based in the Texas Panhandle. PivoTrac offers solutions focused on remote monitoring of center pivot irrigation machines. “We are proud to welcome PivoTrac customers to... more »

Training offered in California on water volume measurement system techniques

Learning from the University of California Cooperative Extension how to correctly install and maintain a water volume measurement system on his ranch has saved Modoc County rancher Glenn Nader a significant amount of money. Nader,... more »

With little water for irrigators, Klamath Basin producers to get $10M from USDA

The USDA announced April 14 the availability of up to $10 million in assistance from USDA’s Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus to assist agricultural producers impacted by the worsening drought conditions in the Klamath... more »

Moleaer, IDC partner to fight climate impacts on California’s ag industry

Molear, a nanobubble technology company, announced April 13 a new distribution agreement with Irrigation Design and Construction to expand access to its irrigation technology. Through this partnership with Irrigation Design and Construction (IDC),  California farmers... more »

University of Florida’s J. Scott Angle shares clean water success story

Rick Roth doesn’t look to regulation as the guide for how to use fertilizer. He looks first to science. He and his fellow Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) farmers... more »

Officials: ‘All-hands-on-deck’ to address worsening Western drought conditions

In response to worsening drought conditions in the West, including in areas like the Klamath River Basin, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack released the following statement on April... more »

Award will help study and fight soil compaction

While soil compaction happens below the surface, it has many above-ground impacts on crops. Compacted soil doesn’t absorb water very well, makes it hard for plants to send out roots, inhibits plant nutrient absorption and... more »

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