Irrigation News

  • ISO-9001 recertification for Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

    After the annual external audit by Kiwa, Eijkelkamp Soil & Water is again ISO-9001:2008 certified. The auditor also noted that Eijkelkamp employees are very involved and gave a compliment to the entire organization for the way the company is implementing the new NEN-EN-ISO 9001:2015. The new NEN-EN-ISO 9001:2015 is scheduled to be implemented by June 2018 Eijkelkamp Soil & Water received ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • AZUD participates in GROWTECH 2017

    AZUD is an international benchmark in terms of design and manufacture of micro-irrigation, fertigation and filtration systems. AZUD will be exhibiting its technological solutions for the agricultural sector at GROWTECH 2017. Thanks to the company's continuous investment in R&D, AZUD products stand out internationally for their maximum reliability, minimum water and energy consumption, ...


    By Sistema Azud, S.A.

  • 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

  • Irritec at Agro Food West Africa

    Irritec will attend to Agro Food West Africa exhibition, that will be held from December 5th to 7th at Accra International Conference Centre, in Accra, Ghana. Agro Food West Africa is about agriculture, food processing and packaging technology. Irritec will exhibit its whole range of products and new technologies in the irrigation and drip irrigation field. Irritec will be proud ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • Irritec at Agri Business Congress East Africa

    Irritec will be present as partner at Agri Business Congress East Africa, the premier business networking event that offers a high profile 2 day conference and live outdoor exhibition on 29 and 30 November in Kampala, Uganda. During the event, Irritec will show to visitors a full range of products to satisfy all drip/micro irrigation and agriculture ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • NGWA voices opposition to ELD mandate at press conference

    The National Ground Water Association joined more than 30 organizations at the National Press Club on September 27 in Washington, D.C., speaking out against the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, which is slated to take effect on December 18, 2017. NGWA has been working with allies and Congress to delay the mandate by two years. The press conference served to draw national attention to the ...

  • Irritec at Indagra Exhibition 2017

    Irritec will participate to the Indagra exhibition 2017, that will take place from October 25th to 29th at Romexpo Center in Bucharest, in Romania. Indagra is an established international exhibition for agriculture, food industry, viticulture, animal husbandry and gardening equipement and products. Irritec will show drip irrigation systems and new irrigation technologies, but also ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • Next Exhibitions with Irritec in October

    In October, Irritec will be present at the most important exhibitions for agriculture and irrigation systems like Sima Sipsa, Agrilevante, Moldagrotech, Indagra e Bricolevante. During those events, Irritec will show drip irrigation systems and new irrigation technologies that guarantee an optimal crop growth without giving up water savings. Irritec will be glad to meet you at: SIMA ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • Plastic-Puglia celebrates its 50th anniversary

    Plastic-Puglia has been developing new solutions for agriculture for the last 50 years. ...


    By Plastic Puglia

  • Product Launch: Platinum Touch

    The Platinum Touch features all the functionality of the current Platinum Controllers, the new screen provides an intuitive, easy-to-use interface that brings all the advantages of touch screens to your farm. The Touch screen brings together mission critical data in one easy to read screen. Defining functions is done directly from a large screen designed for its ease of use. The ...


    By Munters

  • Is Vertical Farming Here to Stay?

    Farmers growing vertically, in a warehouse, say they can grow 100 times more greens per square foot than traditional farms. Videos and articles are popping up everywhere about new vertical farms opening. An article from Business Insider features a new farm called ...


    By Dosatron International Inc.

  • Farm Management and Technology Field Day on Aug. 9

    Farmers are always looking for ways to be more efficient and self-sustainable, and energy technology is one way to accomplish both. The Mahoning County office of Ohio State University Extension is hosting a field day Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Ward Campbell Farm, 11440 Palmyra Road in North Jackson. The focus of the event is how energy technology, such as solar and wind technology, can ...


    By Ohio State University

  • The WET Centre – a new irrigation technology centre of excellence, launches at Fruit Focus 2017

    The new WET (Water Efficient Technology) Centre, based at NIAB EMR in East Malling, Kent, will be officially launched at Fruit Focus 2017 on the 19th July 2017. The Centre is being developed by NIAB EMR alongside the project’s commercial partners; Delta-T Devices, Berry Gardens Growers, Netafim UK, New Leaf Irrigation and CocoGreen, with further strategic support from Meiosis, Kent County ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Maryland confronts overuse of antibiotics on farms

    A new law in Maryland will prohibit the routine use of antibiotics on animals that are not sick, a procedure health experts believe helps spread drug resistant bacteria. The Keep Antibiotics Effective Act will also require the Department of Agriculture to ...

  • Plastic-Puglia: Watering your crops while saving resources

    In summer, keeping a vegetable garden well watered means keeping an open tap like you haven’t seen since your last kegger in college. When the little rainfall in winter can make it seem like summer year-round, our finite resource such as water becomes ever more precious, in spite of the few rainstorms that did pass through in winter. ...


    By Plastic Puglia

  • Kenya, Romania and Germany, next steps for Plastic-Puglia in 2017

    After Morocco, Iran and Bulgaria, Plastic-Puglia is preparing to take part in some international exhibition. The company is aiming to further improve the range of irrigation products, opening to new markets and better fulfilling the needs of new customers. ...


    By Plastic Puglia

  • Black Worm Castings/VermaPlex Can Replace Harmful Chemical Fertilizers

    Whether you have a farm or home garden, the health of the soil directly correlates to the quality of the fruit and vegetables. The healthy soil movement is centered around bringing attention to the fact that fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides are killing our soil and seeping into our food supply. Our soil is depleted of essential nutrients, fungi and bacteria due to decades of agricultural ...


    By Vermitechnology Unlimited

  • Delta-T Devices teams with Netafim UK to provide innovative precision irrigation package for UK soft fruit growers

    Delta-T Devices Ltd (Delta-T) has partnered with Netafim UK Ltd – to provide a complete precision irrigation package (with cloud data management) for commercial growers in the UK. The package will be supplied by Netafim UK, the market leading provider of irrigation solutions in the country, through its main dealer network. It can automatically control irrigation and monitor growing ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Irritec at Project Qatar 2017 Exhibition

    For the first time, Irritec will attend to the next Project Qatar 2017 Exhibition, that will take place from May 8th to 11th 2017, at Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC). The event, one of the world most important for building, environmental technology & materials, will host market’s biggest players from over 30 countries in 32000 mq of exhibition space. During the exhibition, ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • Australia chosen as first country to launch Manna Irrigation Intelligence

    Australia has been strategically chosen to be the first country to release Manna Irrigation Intelligence solution (a subsidiary of Rivulis), a revolutionary sensor-free software system designed to assist growers make better irrigation decisions. Using advanced satellite imaging technology, combined with real-time hyper-local weather, Manna Irrigation Intelligence ...


    By Rivulis Irrigation

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