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 […]

Análisis al comprar un sistema de riego pivot

Cuando un agricultor debe tomar la decisión de comprar un sistema pívot de riego o de sustituir por este sistema otras formas de riego, está realizando una inversión para los […]

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 […]

Farmers find water efficiency and better crop yields in smart irrigation technology

Across all farmers, desire to invest in smart irrigation systems may not be high, but it depends upon who is asked. In fact, when Alpha Brown, an […]

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 […]

América Latina riega apenas el 20% de su potencial

Un estudio divulgado en los últimos meses por AQUASTAT, Sistemas de Información sobre Agua y Agricultura de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura […]

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 […]

California farmers racing to boost irrigation efficiency

Increased competition for limited water supplies and higher costs are forcing California farmers to use new technology to improve their irrigation systems and water management practices. […]

MÉXICO – La tecnificación de riego supera la meta programada por la actual administración

Durante la actual administración federal se logró incrementar 30 por ciento la superficie tecnificada de riego agrícola en el país, respecto a la que se tenía […]

AUSTRALIA – Shallow surface drainage improves the performance of border-check irrigation systems

Waterlogging and poor irrigation uniformity can limit the yield potential of border-check irrigation systems. In places where border-check is the main irrigation system used, soils have very low […]