Irrigation Management Articles

  • This Spring, Make your Seed Work Harder for you

    Just like other investments I make, I want my seed to work as hard as possible for me to see the return in the fall. Of course, the decisions I make between now and then influence how good of a harvest season I’ll have. Over the years, using variable rate seed prescriptions has helped ensure I’ve got the ...


    By The Climate Corporation

  • Precision Irrigation - Case Study

    The NIAB EMR WET (Water Efficient Technologies) Centre houses an integrated portfolio of cutting-edge growing techniques and trickle irrigation systems for the soft fruit sector. It provides commercial scale demonstrations, one to one expert technical advice, and training workshops. The Centre’s commercially available Precision Irrigation ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • HDPE Canal Liner for Irrigation Water Project in China

    HDPE canal liner is the widely used geomembrane liner products and the essential lining system for the efficient use of water resources due to their features of lowest permeability, excellent anti-seepage and ultra stress crack capacity, etc. More than 45% of water used in the agriculture would be lost due to seepage. HDPE canal liner is an affordable ...

  • Adapting production to drought

    Many parts of the world face water shortage and drought. As a result, farms and orchards are losing their capacity to produce food. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), drought cost the world 29 billion USD in 2018; therefore, it is imperative for governments, crop consultants, and farmers to be proactive. Technology is already available for risk assessment, planning, and ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • Irrigation Application Management

    The Irrigation Applications management takes all measurements of the inlet discharge and pressure at the pivot point and pivot end. Especially when the ground is uneven, where we take readings at the highest point. Preferably, this pressure value should be at least 5 PSI higher than the rated value of the pressure regulator, to ensure safety and proper operation, as the regulator must be ...


    By Pierce Corporation

  • Digging deep for new irrigation methods

    Irrigation is essential to increase food production. However, competing needs and increasing drought makes water for irrigation scarce. Therefore, new methods and strategies are continuously being tested by scientists to improve food production, accompanied by better water use efficiency. This article will examine how modern field tools are helping in this venture. Irrigation Methods ...


    By CID Bio-Science, Inc.

  • Rogers uses new tech to grow crops

    Overlooking 175 acres of almond orchards that are utilizing advanced technology to irrigate and farm, sits a barn that was built in the 1870s. Tom Rogers and his brother Dan own the property that is a mix of the past and future of farming in California. The brothers inherited the property that was believed to be purchased by their grandfather in 1916. Yet, Tom Rogers credited his father for ...


    By WiseConn Engineering

  • Irrigation Advances are Transforming how we Farm

    The American south-west and central plains could be on course for super-droughts the like of which they have not witnessed in over a 1,000 years. Places like California are already facing very dry conditions, but these are quite gentle compared with some periods in the 12th and 13th Centuries. On this blog and elsewhere, we have often talked about having  ...


    By WiseConn Engineering

  • Large irrigation district adds low-maintenance Doppler sensors to its monitoring mix

    Overview Seeking a flow monitoring alternative for areas where mechanical meters were problematic, the Central California Irrigation District found an affordable and reliable solution with AgriFlo XCi meters and Doppler insert velocity sensors. Challenge From its point of origin at Jones Pumping Plant, The 117-mile long Delta Mendota Canal in central California ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Urban Crop Solutions makes indoor farming technology for Mars biosphere

    Will the first people to bake and eat bread on Mars do it due to a Belgian breakthrough? This is the challenge facing the SpaceBakery project, a unique consortium composed of seven Belgian organisations using technology provided by Urban Crop Solutions. However, before they use their research to help feed the first people on the red planet later this century, the project aims to have a clear ...


    By Urban Crop Solutions

  • Canada: Helping Icewine Growers in Ontario - Case Study

    Automatic Weather Stations for Climate Services in Viticulture Case Study Summary Application Monitoring Icewine production Location Ontario, Canada Products deployed A850 Telemetry Gateway A753 addWave UHF ADCON TR1 ADCON WET ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Heavy Duty PVC Nitrile Layflat Hose

     Reinforcement: Circular woven polyester jacketOperating Temperature Range: From -20℉ to 178℉ (-29℃ to 81℃)Standard Color: Yellow or black, other colors available per requestStandard Length: 50ft, 100ft, 300ft/91.5m, 330ft/100m, other lengths available per request Our heavy duty ...


    By Suzhou Seapeak Co., Ltd.

  • Are you over watering your pasture?

    Getting the right amount of moisture to each paddock on your property to ensure grass grows well and property doesn’t scour or erode from uncontrolled water runoff is the holy grail of New Zealand farmers. Unfortunately, many assume that their irrigation company will get this sorted for them and expect that when they part out significant investments in large irrigation systems, that at ...


    By RX Plastics Ltd

  • Risk-Management Strategies of Wild Barley Case Study

    Test the hypothesis that wild barley ecotypes that have evolved in unstable precipitation environments will display a wider range of patterns of transpiration regulation compared to ecotypes from less variable ...


    By Plant-DiTech Ltd

  • PVC/Nitrile Layflat Hose

    Tube and cover: Nitrile/PVC Blend, ribbed cover Reinforecment: high tenacity circular woven polyester Jacket Color: Black, Red, Blue,green, Yellow, orange Other color: available upon request Manufacturing Technology: through-the-weave technology without delamination issues Standard length: 15.24m (50ft), 30.48m (100ft), 60.96m(200ft), 91.44m (300ft), 100m(328ft) 200m(656ft), ...


    By Suzhou Seapeak Co., Ltd.

  • PVC/Nitrile Layflat Hose

    SUZHOU SEAPEAK CO., LTD.. is one of the most professional pvc layflat hose suppliers suppliers, and we focus on producing high quality flat pvc tubing.   Tube and cover: Nitrile/PVC Blend, ribbed cover Reinforecment: high tenacity circular woven ...


    By Suzhou Seapeak Co., Ltd.

  • New Caledonia Irrigation System Stage 1 - Case Study

    Project Details Construction Date September 2014 Location New Caledonia Categories: Pump System, Pipeline, ...


    By Turbo Reel Irrigation

  • New Caledonia Irrigation System Stage 2 - Case Study

    Project Details Construction Date May 2015 Location New Caledonia Categories: Pump System, Pipeline, ...


    By Turbo Reel Irrigation

  • Drought and flooding rains

    Walter Jehne, former CSIRO Climate Scientist and Microbiologist, founder of Healthy Soils Australia, has written a 3-part document on drought in Australia and in it he demonstrates many scientific facts about how we should be managing our soils. There are many fascinating revelations in his scientific analysis such as how the removal of vegetation affects rainfall or how the lowering of soil ...

  • Planting Our Seeds and Watching Them Grow

    Since I joined Arable in July, our team has made incredible progress and achieved many important milestones. I wanted to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of our customers for your support, your invaluable feedback, and your business. At Arable, we believe that there is nothing more important than our customers’ trust, and that we need to work tirelessly to earn it and keep ...


    By Arable

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