Soil Types May Have a Bigger Influence on Irrigation Than You Think

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Soil Types May Have a Bigger Influence on Irrigation Than You Think When it comes to irrigation, many growers share a common question of how much, how long, how fast and how often they need to irrigate. The answers according to Michigan Extension office usually involve a combination of soil characteristics, plant growth stage and […]

Irrigation Looking Back at the Impressive History of These 4 Types

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Agricultural Irrigation Through History Agricultural Irrigation systems have been edited and added to over many years. In fact, the systems are still be improved with added technology such as updated wheels, sprinkler heads and in some case complete new systems. We have used irrigation to water crops since ancient times. Although original irrigation methods were more […]

Surefire 5 Step Guide to “No Till” Farming

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What is “No Till” Farming? No till farming is one popular method that farmers are using to better their field’s health and reduce erosion. No-till is just what is sounds like.  A true no-till system avoids disturbing the soil with tools like chisel plows, field cultivators, disks, and plows.   A plow could be considered the […]

Breaking down the basics of a Center Pivot 101

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Starting with The Basics Center pivots have been used as the main irrigation system for decades. Center pivots have seen some amazing benefits that lead to increased yields and less water wasted compared to other irrigation practices such as flood irrigation. Irrigation.Education has broken down the basic parts and the general mechanics behind an irrigation system […]

5 useful water saving tips that focus on both your lawn and your field

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Switching it up this week with a few water saving tips that can be applied to your crops and land that make up your field, but also tips that will help your lawn and landscape be more efficient during the watering months. Southern Living outlined 5 helpful tips for landscaping in a blog post earlier […]

6 Important Advantages of Drones in the Agriculture Industry

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Drones in the Agriculture Last week we spoke a little bit about drone’s impact in the irrigation industry. We at Irrigation Listings wanted to learn a little bit more about these miniature air crafts. So, we did some research on a drone’s ability to impact the agriculture industry.   First off, our basic research lead […]

Growing Popularity of Solar Powered & Time-Based Micro Irrigation Systems

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The “Global Smart Irrigation Systems Market 2018-2022” has release their report to the www.researchandmarkets.com website which offers key insight such as: The smart irrigation systems market will register a CAGR of almost 16% by 2022.   With an increasing adoption of irrigation drones, there is a growing demand for smart irrigation systems. One of the latest […]

Tracking Agricultural Irrigation Water Use

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Living in a world where we demand so much from the land and resources; it has become a priority to track and know two major pieces of our demand: How much? When we are using these resources?   Irrigation that is used for agriculture is the largest use of the fresh water supply around the […]

Bettering our Sustainability Efforts now to better our Future of Agriculture Tomorrow

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Syngenta and The Nature Conservancy are teaming up for a new innovation for Nature collaboration that promotes soil health, resource efficiency, and habitat protection in major agricultural regions worldwide.   Officials for these groups have said that the program brings together Syngenta’s research and development capabilities and the Nature Conservancy (TNC) scientific and conservation expertise […]

Utilizing Apps in your field and equipment.

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The older generation is not liking the sudden increase of technology in their tractors, pivots, or farms in general, but they are willing to learn because of the advancements that are being made.   This technology has resulted in huge advancements for the irrigation industry.  Smartphones and tablets have proven invaluable for remote control of […]