Irrigation News

  • Efficacy and Targeted Nutrition to Create Lucrative Opportunities in Foliar Fertilizers Market, Reveals Fact.MR

    Foliar fertilizers are supplements which increase the intake and uptake efficiency of nutrients from the soil and benefit plants by providing immediate nutrition. Foliar fertilizers market will see an upward swing in the coming years. These fertilizers are fuelling market growth on their ability to enable respiration, water absorption, and cellular activities, which supports the healthy growth of ...


    By Fact.MR

  • Chairman Roberts Keynotes Agri-Pulse Security Summit

    U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, recently was the keynote speaker at the 2020 Agri-Pulse Ag & Food Policy Summit DC. “This has been quite a year for American agriculture, and, certainly so for American consumers. Perhaps for the first time since the Great Depression, the significance of food security has ...

  • CFA at AG Innovation Showcase 2020 - Session on Sustainable Beef

    Deputy General Manager at the Cool Farm Alliance (CFA), Daniella Malin was invited to this year’s Ag innovation showcase at the end of August, where Cargill Protein, software provider TrustBIX, and consultancy services Viresco Solutions Inc. joined the session titled “Sustainable Beef: Exploring Solutions that Enhance Trust”. Gurneesh Bhandal, Senior Sustainability Manager, ...


    By Cool Farm Tool (CFT)

  • Roberts Praises Second Round of Relief Funds for Ag Producers

    U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today praised an announcement from President Donald Trump that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will distribute a second round of assistance to agricultural producers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) has already distributed one round of ...

  • OxyShot helps Air2Root reach new depths in the fight against compaction

    Air2Root Turfcare Limited pride themselves on using market leading machinery to bring a ‘breath of fresh air’ to compacted sports surfaces in and around the West Midlands. The latest weapon in their armoury is an OxyShot from Charterhouse Turf Machinery which, with enhanced manoeuvrability and air-injection down to 500mm (20”), is helping them to shatter compaction easier ...

  • Global Threshers Market to Touch a Valuation of US$ 3.38 Billion by the End of 2026, Notes Fact.MR

    With soaring food consumption levels, agricultural sectors of developed as well as developing economies are striving to boost the production of farmlands and increase profitability. Agricultural mechanization continues to be recognized as a pivotal force that aims to increase farm outputs through the use of heavy fieldwork machines and equipment such as threshers. Farmers are using threshers to ...


    By Fact.MR

  • New Versions of SMS Software and AgFiniti now available

    We’re been busy here at Ag Leader bringing you updates and new features to our products for the fall season ahead. We have new InCommand display firmware, new SMS Software and AgFiniti versions to share. SMS Software Version 20.5 and AgFiniti Version 20.5 Marks 20 Years of SMS Did you know the first version of SMS was released in the summer of 2000? SMS has been the trusted data platform ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • Two New Public Consultations Launched on New Developments for ASC Programme

    ASC has today (August 3, 2020) launched two public consultations, allowing stakeholders and consumers to have their say on important developments for the programme. To contribute to Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) module, click here. To provide your feedback on Certification and Accreditation Requirements (CAR) review, click here. The consultations are seeking feedback on two separate ...

  • 2 Units of Dongfeng Water Sprinkler Truck (10000 Liters) with Cummins Engine Shipped to Our Customer in PAX Cleaning Service Company in Timor-Leste

    The water tanker truck is mainly used for water transportation, road sprinkling, plant watering, etc. The water tank truck is consisted of chassis, Q235 water tank, front, side and rear sprinkler nozzle. Also , the rear of the water truck is equipped antiskid platform with water cannon. The water cannon can rotate 360 degree and the water flow can be adjusted to mist, light rain, moderate rain, ...

  • IA debuts Preferred Partner Program

    The Irrigation Association understands the tremendous value its members bring to the irrigation industry, and we are proud to partner with these companies as we pursue our mission of promoting efficient irrigation. To further strengthen and expand these partnerships to benefit the industry, the IA is excited to announce a new program available for platinum IA-member manufacturers and ...


    By The Irrigation Association

  • Crail Golfing Society praises BLEC Multi-Seeder for ‘no disruption’ overseeding

    As play returns to Crail Golfing Society, a new BLEC Multi-Seeder 1600 is going to be key to delivering overseeding without disruption. The two 18-hole links courses – Balcomie and Craighead – are notoriously firm and dry creating challenging conditions for effective seed to soil contact. However, Golf Course Manager Bob Meikle says the size and weight of the BLEC dimple seeder ...

  • New Irrigation System for Commercial Hydroponic Culture

    AQUASOLUTION Technologies inc., located in Joliette, Quebec, specializes in the manufacturing of customized equipment for water treatment. AQUASOLUTION has created a system for the recycling and the reuse of leachate water from commercial hydroponic cultures. Identified in the market of Quebec under the name of FERTISOLUTION, the technology helps recuperate 98 % of leachate water normally ...

  • Local service crucial to delivery horticulture solutions in China

    CODEMA's Beijing branch is the central hub for the company's continued growth throughout the APAC region. By carrying out maintenance, project management and sales with a local team, Business Unit Manager Just Roos is further expanding CODEMA's position in this fast-growing region. Horticultural solutions for China and the APAC region Throughout Asia and particularly in China, the middle class ...

  • Farm Certifications Suspended and Withdrawn Following Escapes

    A Chilean salmon farm has been suspended following an escape incident. The Caicura 149 Farm in the Los Lagos region of Chile, operated by Salmones Blumar, was suspended following the mass escape on 28 June 2020. To ensure independence, ASC certification is audited and applied by separate bodies known as Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs). The CAB in this case is Control Union Peru, which ...

  • Isaya Kisekka named recipient of 2020 Excellence in Education Award

    The Irrigation Association is excited to announce that Isaya Kisekka, PhD, of the University of California, Davis has been named the recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Education Award. This award recognizes a person who teaches irrigation, water management and/or water conservation in affiliation with a two- or four-year institution and has a commitment to not only elevating the level of ...


    By The Irrigation Association

  • Oilseed rape seeding 2019 – widespread drought. Like last year, but different!

    Since last year, it has been too dry and hot in large parts of Germany, although at the start of May, when the oilseed rape was flowering, it was cold and frosty, which means that pod-setting suffered. Then there was the heat wave at the end of June, right in the middle of ripening. Yields have often been between 35 and 40 dt/ha, so considerably better than last year and in the range of the ...


    By Rapool Ring Gmbh

  • Carbon, Climate & Coffee - From Cool Farms to Environmental Service Premiums

    Industrial agricultural is a primary contributor to total greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. With CO2 linked to soil erosion and loss of cover crops, nitrous oxide emissions linked to chemical fertilizers, and methane linked to unmanaged manures, these are central culprits in agriculture’s expanding climate footprint. But while industrial farming is a big part of the problem, small-scale, ...


    By Cool Farm Tool (CFT)

  • Alternative to Copper based products for Algae Control

    Algae problems are nothing new to water in the US. It’s a natural occurring part of the ecosystem, and most would agree it is an important component. However, the problems caused by an overgrowth of algae can be more of a nuisance than a benefit when it comes to dealing with the issues produced by algae overgrowth. Common Types Of Algae And Why Does It Grow There are three major groups of ...

  • Chairman Roberts Hears Agricultural Perspectives on Climate Legislation

    U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today held a hearing on S. 3894, The Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2020. “Maintaining the health of our planet for future generations is, of course, of paramount importance. So is feeding the billions of people that populate the Earth today and in the years ahead,” said ...

  • IA issues support for reinstatement of H-2B

    For years, the landscape irrigation industry has depended on seasonal H-2B workers to install and maintain our efficient irrigation systems and technologies, as well as the functional, managed landscapes that benefit our nation’s environment and economic welfare. President Trump has signed an executive order to suspend the issue of new H-2B visas, along with other temporary worker visas, ...


    By The Irrigation Association

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