Irrigating in the summer

When? Every day? It is best not to water too often but apply plentifully when you do. Irrigating every day is excessive and does not represent […]

Low pressure irrigation nozzle conserves water resources in low rainfall zones

WORKING across semi-arid farming regions across the globe, anyone employed by the International Centre for Agricultural Research in Dryland Areas (ICARDA) is going to know the […]

The innovative sponge that must tackle water stress worldwide

A company affiliated with the Dutch Frisian Water Campus has devised an innovation that should help against water stress worldwide. “Sponsh” absorbs water at night and […]

A new scheme for recycling flexible irrigation tubes

It was agricultural plastic film in 2009; followed by the twine and net wrap used on round bales in 2013, then anti-hail netting in 2015, and […]

Pivot irrigation of trees

More and more farmers worldwide choose high-profile mechanized irrigation systems for tall-growing crops, to ensure the lush growth of citrus and other fruit trees, bananas, nut […]

Pivots-Variable Application of Irrigation Water. Looking at VRI systems.

Variable rate application of many crop inputs is a cornerstone of precision agriculture. There has been much work investigating the effects of variable rate application of […]

Making irrigation more efficient and effective

Water was once considered a limitless resource. We now know that fresh water supplies are limited and that the demands on available water will continue to […]

Riego solar fotovoltaico, el aliado de la agricultura de regadío

¿Sabías que a partir de 2020, en la UE, el 20 % de la energía consumida debe ser de origen renovable? Y esto también afectará al sector […]

Can rice filter water from agricultural fields?

Rice is a staple food crop of 20 percent of the world’s population. It’s also grown on every continent except Antarctica. While it’s an important part […]

How much does a pivot machine for irrigation cost?

According to CHAMSA (Grupo Chamartin S.A.), an international manufacturer for irrigation systems, which counts with URAPIVOT Irrigation Systems, among other brands, the total cost of purchasing a […]