Irrigation Pumps News

  • Rotork CK modular actuators provide reliable and economical upgrade on irrigation gate valves

    The Rotork CK range of modular electric valve actuators have replaced obsolete actuators to provide a reliable and economical upgrade on irrigation gate valves on the Rio Grande River in New Mexico. In a project for the United States Bureau of Reclamation, the actuators have been retrofitted on the Mesilla Dam in the Elephant Butte Irrigation District at La Cruces, NM. The CK actuators control ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Solar water pumps for irrigation

    KW Capacity 1.25 2 KW 3 KW 5 KW 7.5 KW 10 KW No. Of Solar panels ...


    By AADHUNIK GLOBAL ENERGY

  • California judge says she`ll likely uphold farmer water cuts

    California's demand for lower agricultural water use during the drought will likely survive a legal challenge, a judge indicated Thursday. Sacramento Superior Court Judge Shelleyanne Chang said during a hearing that she believes the state's revised approach to warning farmers of insufficient supplies is legal. She previously ruled that other notices were improper. At issue are thousands of ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Greenhouses Boost Research, Competitive Edge

    The new Williams Hall greenhouse complex on the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s Wooster campus is much more than a replacement for the greenhouse lost to a tornado almost five years ago: It’s a state-of-the-art facility that will help advance plant research and strengthen Ohio agriculture. The original Williams Hall greenhouse complex was leveled by a September ...


    By Ohio State University

  • Cornell Pump at the 2014 Irrigation Show

    Talk to the Factory Experts from Cornell Pump at the 2104 Irrigation Show in Phoenix, Arizona. Cornell will be exhibiting in booth 1909 through November 20th. See the latest in our agricultural line, including the EDGE booster pump and our high-efficiency, dependable STX self-priming pumps. Learn about Cornell advantages such as our Cycloseal sealing system and Redi-Prime ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • Visit Cornell Pump at the 2014 Irrigation Show & Education Conference

    Don't miss this opportunity to get 50% off your registration for the 2014 Irrigation Show & Education Conference, November 17th - 21 in Phoenix, AZ. Cornell Pump will be in booth #1909. This is your opportunity to get all your pump questions answered in person, by experts from the Cornell Factory in Portland, Oregon. Cornell will ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • Grundfos – the Perfect Match in Brazil

    World-class sports events call for world-class surroundings fitted with the very best pump solutions. When the referee sets the ball rolling in Brazil this summer, there will not only be adrenalin pumping through the veins of players and spectators alike – there will be a number of Grundfos solutions pumping away as well. When it comes to supplying innovative pump solutions to iconic ...


    By Grundfos

  • New Report: Drought-Stricken California Could Save Up to 14 Million Acre-Feet of Water; Enough to Supply All the State’s Cities Annually

    California could be saving up to 14 million acre-feet of untapped water – providing more than the amount of water used in all of California’s cities in one year – with an aggressive statewide effort to use water-saving practices, reuse water, and capture lost stormwater, according to a new analysis released today by the Pacific Institute and the Natural Resources Defense ...

  • Are You Ready for Pump School 2014?

    Whether you are looking to refresh your knowledge or gain new skills, Pump School is the place to go. Spend two full days in beautiful Portland, Oregon with leading industry experts. This comprehensive pump school covers everything you need to know about: Pump Hydraulics Pump Curves System Design NPSHa/r Pump Selection, installation and troubleshooting ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • India's Dangerous 'Food Bubble'

    By Lester R. Brown India is now the world's third-largest grain producer after China and the United States. The adoption of higher-yielding crop varieties and the spread of irrigation have led to this remarkable tripling of output since the early 1960s. Unfortunately, a growing share of the water that irrigates three-fifths of India's grain harvest is coming from wells that are starting to go ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • FAO warns of the risk of a double tragedy in the Philippines

    Immediate assistance from the international community for Philippine farmers is critical to avoid a double tragedy befalling rural survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, FAO announced today. FAO is calling on the donor community to urgently step forward and provide more than $11 million to get money to rural people to help clean and clear agricultural land and de-silt irrigation canals in the aftermath of ...

  • Cornell Edge up for New Product Contest at the IA Show

    Cornell presented our case for why the Edge should be considered the New Product of the Year for the irrigation industry today, at the IA Show in Austin, TX. With up to 79 percent efficiency, two model sizes, improved mechanical design, and cross functionality with existing installations, the Edge End Gun Booster is in the running for the award. ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • New ADB-Nepal Partnership Strategy

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a new Country Partnership Strategy with Nepal that will anchor ADB assistance to the country over the next five years. ADB will extend long-term public and private sector finance for capital investment in the areas of transport, energy, water, and other basic public services such as education and skills development; investments that will ensure ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Spring has Sprung at Cornell

    The cherry trees outside our offices are hung with blossoms. We hope that others in the Northern Hemisphere are having an equally glorious spring. If spring, has your thoughts turning to irrigation and farming pumps, we have a full line of agriculture pumps and manure ...

  • Xylem launches Saajhi treadle pump for small-scale farm irrigation, the first product in new Essence of Life program

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, announced today the launch of an innovative treadle pump called Saajhi, the first product in Xylem’s planned Essence of Life portfolio. Essence of Life is a sustainable business model from Xylem that addresses the fundamental needs of those living at the ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Cornell Pump Company exhibiting at the 2013 World Ag Show

    Cornell Pump Company is exhibiting at North America’s ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • Costa Rican scientists trial aquatic agriculture to boost food security

    Costa Rican researchers are pioneering 'aquatic agriculture' — the method of growing crops on freshwater lakes and reservoirs — to boost food security in the developing world. The technique involves creating floating rafts on ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Our top distributors for 2011

    First of all, thank you to all of our distributors around the globe. Cornell recognized the top distributors for 2011 in four distinct categories: Top Sales – 2011 Agriculture NEW WAY IRRIGATION Alberta, Canada Top Sales – 2011 Municipal CENTEX FLUID PRODUCTS Vancouver, WA Top Sales – 2011 Industrial PUMPTECH Bellevue, WA Top Sales ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • Cornell Pump is at the irrigation show & reta right now

    Cornell is exhibiting at the Irrigation Show and RETA right now The Irrigation Show is in full swing right now in Orlando, FL. In the photo, Bob Jansen talks about Cornell's line of superior agricultural pumps to a perspective customer. Stop buy the Irrigation Show booth #1229 to see special promotions on the new Edge End Gun Booster Pump. Show runs through November 5, 2012, and education ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • Intercropping `boosts maize yields by 50 per cent`

    Growing leguminous trees on maize farms — a form of agroforestry — can boost and stabilise maize yields, a 12-year study in Malawi and Zambia has found. The researchers behind the study, from the Kenya-based World Agroforestry Centre ...


    By SciDev.Net

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