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WaterBit Irrigation Technology impressively becoming the #1 company to watch


Earlier this year a new product was released into the irrigation industry and is proving to have some great features. The WaterBit Pressure Sensor tracks the water pressure within your irrigation system to ensure that all systems are working properly and are delivering the right amount of water. The Pressure Sensor provides growers with remote […]

Irrigation made simple: History, Benefits, Guides

irrigation made simple

One of humans most needed essential resources is food.  As technology in the agriculture industry has developed the ways and methods for supplying this demand has changed and became more efficient. Throughout time this need/demand has increased. Therefore, depending on rainwater to fulfill these needs is quite unrealistic. Furthermore, irrigation has become a much-needed factor […]

Sustainable Farming 101 – “No Till” Method Becoming More Popular

no till farming

To many people, no-till farming is an incredible step forward for agriculture. At a time when fertile topsoil is being worn away by wind and water at rates that are figured by tons per acre per year. Proven by many researchers no-till does preserve topsoil, but this advantage doesn’t come without trade-offs.   The Basics   In […]

How treacherous winter weather is affecting dry soil areas


Soils throughout the Midwest states have been seen to be drier than normal in the past years. Subsoil moisture in the top five feet of soil is below average. Researchers believe that because temperatures this winter have been extremely cold.   The director of the USDA Midwest Climate Hub at Iowa State University, Dennis Todey, […]

Cotton Farmers apply reliable methods to maximize irrigation efficiency


Being from select areas we often only think of crops that are in our local areas and forget about their efforts toward efficiency in the industry.  Across the Cotton Belt several tips by consultants on how growers can maximize water use, therefore saving water and money while maximizing the yield potential of cotton varieties.   […]

Canada Farmers Swap Soybean as U.S.-China Spat Drags on Prices

Canada Farmers

Soybeans have become the newest crop in parts of Canada’s prairies, they are starting to lose their appeal as Donald Trump’s trade war with China drives down prices. Soybean acres in Canada are poised to drop for the second straight year as farmers shift acres to more profitable crops. In addition to the price concerns, […]

African Water Management for Agriculture – 4 Simple Advantages

Managing water in African countries

African nations have been tremendously included in climate resilient agriculture in their indicative pledges to the United Nations. Agriculture is a major focus through a common position of the African Union on climate adaptation. Agriculture employs more than 60% of Africa’s working population. But low productivity and high levels of food insecurity persist. The inclusion of agriculture in strategies should […]

Amazing Benefits of Using Rainfall Maps Help Conserve Water

Rain Maps

With the growing populations and the need to provide for more people, conservation is becoming a huge buzz word in the many companies with in the agricultural industry.   One company is using what nature is already suppling them with and applying technology to track in order to better production and conserve water.   Trimble’s […]