Irrigation

Water saving irrigation pivot sensor introduced

An irrigation company and a digital ag supplier are partnering to help growers improve irrigation efficiencies. CropX Technologies, a global agribusiness farm management and digital agriculture provider, is launching a new product in partnership with... more »

Consider automatic irrigation control systems

Many growers are interested in using an automatic irrigation controller to manage their irrigation system due to their potential benefits. Being able to turn an irrigation system on and off remotely or automatically can reduce... more »

Sakata appointed Colorado ag water policy advisor

The Colorado Department of Agriculture has hired onion grower Robert Sakata to serve as the state's first agricultural water policy advisor. Legislators approved the funding for the position to engage with Colorado farmers and ranchers... more »

Agrology, Braga Fresh recognized for innovation by IFPA

Agrology and Braga Fresh are joint recipients of the annual Science & Technology Circle of Excellence Award presented by the International Fresh Produce Association. The award was presented by IFPA’s Chief Science Office Max Teplitski to Eric... more »

EPA amends wetlands protection rules

In response to a recent Supreme Court decision, the EPA has removed federal protection for a majority of U.S. wetlands. The new rule amending the 2023 definition of “waters of the United States” will take... more »

Food and ag summit tackles water, farm bill

The outlook for California’s agricultural economy shows some signs of improvement after several years of supply-chain constraints, high input costs and a multiyear drought that forced farmers to fallow acres and remove orchards. The June... more »

Partnership to help growers with irrigation, water management

Two global irrigation and ag tech companies are partnering to provide growers better access to water management solutions. The partnership of Lindsay Corp. and Pessl Instruments is designed to improve water efficiencies and performance, according... more »

Dramm Corp. adds western technical representative

The Dramm Corporation has hired Angela Storm as the western technical representative. Storm comes from a long- and well-established career in the commercial horticulture business, most recently as a key account representative for Dümmen Orange,... more »

Netafim USA’s AlphaDisc filter receives award

Netafim USA is celebrating recognition for its AlphaDisc filter, designed to protect irrigation systems against clogging caused by organic contaminants. The Irrigation Association named AlphaDisc the Bronze winner of its 2022 New Product Contest in... more »

Rain Bird receives World Ag Expo award

Rain Bird’s S5 Pressure Compensating Heavywall Dripline has received a World Ag Expo Top-10 Product Award, the second year in a row the irrigation solutions company has earned that designation. The recognition at World Ag... more »

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