Tag Archives: water management

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

water saving tips

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Walmart Foundation Supports IDEI irrigation in India with hopes to raise incomes

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This week we are going to take a step back from the United States irrigation news and peak into what has been happening in India. Though the United States is a large producer for corn, soybeans, and a few others. Other countries have the ability to grow and produce crops that we are not as […]

Slow Welcome for Some New Irrigation Technologies

Irrigation Technology

Precision agriculture technologies, specifically irrigation technologies, are still trying to prove their worth to many producers. The hope is that they would be willing to leave the old ways behind and take a chance on the new technologies for field operations. Technologists often create amazing solutions but fail to make it fit into the grower’s […]

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 […]