Irrigation Articles

  • How locality and soil types plays a roll in your irrigation equipment

    RST Irrigation Ltd are in an enviable location in the country. In the heart of East Anglia, within 1/2m of Sufflok, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire border, they are on the edge of the fenlands and only a few miles from the Brecklands. The two areas are quite different from each other. The Fenlands feature dark soils (and some white eau), which can range from light to heavy black and encompasses peat, ...


    By RST Irrigation Ltd

  • Project - Direct solar pumping - C.R. Mérida

    Irrigation system. Isolated photovoltaic generator system for water supply pumping station Type of reservoir: Irrigation water reservoir Location: Merida, Spain Usage: Solar pumping Nominal Power: 500 Kw Floats:3.300 units Year of installation:2019 ...


    By Isigenere

  • Project - Self consumption pumping - Winery Cono Sur

    Photovoltaic Generator System For Water Supply Pumping Station Type of reservoir: Irrigation water reservoir Location: San Felipe, Chile Usage: Self Consumption Nominal Power: 230 Kw Floats: 1.532 unidades Year of installation:2019 ...


    By Isigenere

  • Project - Self consumption pumping

    Photovoltaic Generator System For Water Supply Pumping Station Type of reservoir: Irrigation water reservoir Usage: Self consumption Nominal Power: 115 Kw Floats: 776 units Year of installation:2019 ...


    By Isigenere

  • Probiotics in Aquaculture

    Aquaculture is an essential and emerging food-producing sector in the world. The fishery yearbook 2017 states that 153 million tons of total fish production used for human consumption. But the production is always hindered by disease and environmental situations. These conditions result in severe financial losses for the companies. However, the use of antibiotics in aquaculture causes the ...


    By Invivo Biosciences, LLC

  • Jiffy from the start

    Mike Cade is Jiffy’s territory manager in North America. He speaks with Denise from Living Water Farms in central Illinois. Thomas Roos, a new Jiffy member, joins the table. The first time I was invited at Living Waters, hydroponic systems were still completely new, Mike explains. It was a small operation ran by a family and members of the local community, growing mainly lettuce. They ...

  • Tips for small family-owned vineyard farms to improve business

    An important part of growing winegrapes is also making business. While some growers concentrate only on the farming aspect and sell grapes to wineries, others process the grapes into wine or juice and sell it on-site, on the local market, and worldwide. No matter the business model, some vineyard farms generate more income than others, while some struggle for bare survival. Why is that so, and ...


    By Elmibit d.o.o.

  • How To Start A Catfish Farming In Nigeria

    Catfish farming in Nigeria is the cultivation of one or more finned fish primarily for commercial purposes. In this article, you will learn how to start your own successful catfish farming business in Nigeria. We will provide you with all catfish farming tips so you can start your own catfish farming for profit. In terms of aquaculture, catfish farming is the most profitable in Nigeria. By the ...

  • How to deal with the fermentation of organic fertilizer production process

    The main task of the organic fertilizer production process is to remove the mud, metal, battery and other non fermented foreign matters in the plant residues, crush the plant residues, and adjust the water content and C / N value. The reasons for removing non fermentative foreign bodies are as follows: reducing the volume of fermentation tank; removing metal, battery and other substances that ...

  • Exploring markets through NWP membership

    We are expanding our network and exploring markets through NWP.” Peter Scheer of the Semilla Sanitation Hubs start-up joined the NWP network in early 2018. He has already made progress. Potential of NWP membership “We make closed system sanitary facilities such as toilets, sinks and showers. The yellow, grey and black waste water is purified for reuse as irrigation water while the ...

  • To the Heartland and Back: Visiting Nebraska’s Irrigation Districts for Emrgy

    A core belief of Emrgy’s Business Development mission is the critical importance to personally visit and get to know our prospective clients. It’s vital to ensure we inspect possible sites for our modular hydropower, and it’s even more important to develop trusted relationships with the people we’ll be serving and working with. If we’re going to solve problems ...


    By Emrgy Inc.

  • Water Column Investigation at Kauai Sea Farm - Case Study

    Project Details PRODUCT(S): miniDOT® Logger APPLICATION: Aquaculture, Salt Water PARAMETER: Dissolved Oxygen, Temperature LOCATION: Kauai, Hawaii ORGANIZATION: Kauai Sea Farm RECOGNITION: Dave Anderson, Production Manager Case Study Description Raising Clams and Oysters Nestled in the caldera of a dormant volcano in Kauai, Hawaii, Kauai Sea Farm uses this natural feature for ...

  • Organic fertilizer production line with these three steps can be stable production

    The whole process of organic fertilizer production line can be divided into three parts: raw material pretreatment, aerobic fermentation and granulation. Pretreatment: after the composting raw materials are transported to the storage yard, weighed by the scale, they are sent to the mixing device. It is not allowed to mix organic wastewater from production and living in the plant, but water must ...

  • Presence of Hydroponic Systems in the National Strawberry Festival of Jinan

    Hydroponic Systems International had the pleasure of join as a guest of honor the National Strawberry Festival in Jinan, China, last December, in order to share the most recent trends in technology currently working in Europe. This is the first symposium specialized in strawberry held on China. The area around the city of Jinan – with 9 million citizens and 100 million in the total of the ...

  • Best hydroponic system for strawberries: from cultivation at soil to elevated cultivation

    The world production in the cultivation of strawberries has multiplied exponentially in the last decade, Being Europe the continent that has found the most expansion in production worldwide(47,7% of the world’s production). Followed by northern and central America (29,40%) this huge development is due to the strong increase in its demand, as it is considered a fruit with a ...

  • Spacers: How they have evolved and their role in efficient Drainage Systems for Hydroponic Agriculture (soil level and elevated gutter systems)

    In 2014, Hydroponic Systems launched its first patented Spacer onto the market. Its main advantages include excellent aeration and elimination of the moisture accumulated between the substrates and the surfaces they rest on. Due to that, the Spacer quickly found expert grower’s approval. They appreciated that, when used, the Spacer avoided a number of issues and diseases across the ...

  • The future of agriculture: saving water with Hydroponic Crops

    In the hydroponic crops, the plants complete their vegetative cycle without the necessity of using the soil. The water with mineral nutrition (total or partial) is provided through a solution in which the different essential nutrients for their development are dissolved. The future of modern agriculture goes through the optimal use of one of the most limited and most important resources: water. ...

  • Why Lime your fishpond? / Aquaculture

    Overview: When ponds are built, the top soil is alkaline and fertile. However this soil is removed and the soil left to build dykes is less alkaline and in some cases very acidic. Ponds built in areas which have acid soils and soft water may not always perform well for fish production. Such ponds may benefit from liming if the water has a total alkalinity of less than 20 mg/l. Why Lime your ...


    By Fishward

  • Key West Golf Club - Algae covered irrigation pond - Case Study

    Irrigation pond was constantly covered in algae even though there was a company who came monthly to treat the ponds. Little to no maintenance Easy to install Cost savings on chemical treatments ...

  • How to choose the right layflat hose

    Layflat hoses have different material. PVC Layflat hose PVC Layflat hose is very popular material of layflat hose, It is perfect for use with water, light chemicals and other industrial, agricultural, irrigation, mining and construction fluids. Working pressure always from 2 bar to 10 bar. Temperature Range:-10°C To +65°C (14°F To +150°F). Affordable and versatile. If you only ...

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