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 […]

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 […]

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 […]