Dekati is proud to announce a new version of the ELPI®+ instrument, the Dekati® High Resolution ELPI®+ (HR-ELPI®+). The High Resolution ELPI®+ operation is the same as ELPI®+ operation added with data inversion algorithm that gives more detailed data on particle size distribution. The data inversion runs in a new version of the ELPI®+vi software and gives data in either 100 or 500 size classes from 6 nm — 10 µm. More details about the High Resolution ELPI®+ is available here.
2017 Utah Green Industry Conference & Trade Show
The Utah Nursery and Landscape Association (UNLA) Green Conference is an annual gathering of green industry professionals with talks covering a variety of topics related to landscapes, irrigation, design, nursery and greenhouse management, turfgrass and arboriculture. Come visit Nilex to learn about our erosion control and water management products and services. January 24-25, 2017 Booth #103South Towne Expo Center For more information on UNLA and the event, please click here. See you there!
China: agricultural production and groundwater
As in many parts of the People’s Republic of China, Shanxi Province is experiencing reduced water security for the agriculture sector. Changing climate conditions, including reduced rainfall, are increasing reliance on groundwater resources in the province. Unsustainable groundwater use for food production intensifies the impacts of climate change, and cost-effective adaptation responses are needed to better equip vulnerable agricultural regions. Groundwater is the main source of water supply for many...
Workshop: Development of biological control products
Wageningen Plant Research and its partners in the BIOCOMES EU project are organising a workshop for PhD students and young scientists active in the field of biological control. The workshop will take place in January 2017 in Kiel (Germany). Students can register via www.biocomes.eu/workshop. The workshop will focus on the development of sustainable biological control products based on micro-organisms.BIOCOMES coordinator Jürgen Köhl of Wageningen Plant Research, BIOCOMES partnerse-nema,Bayer CropScienc...
Dr. Peter G. McCornick to deliver keynote address at colocated Groundwater Week and Irrigation Show
There is opportunity to make systemic changes in agricultural water management that could significantly impact food security challenges around the world, according to Peter G. McCornick, Ph.D., PE, D.WRE, an internationally known authority who will deliver a joint keynote address at the colocated annual meetings of the National Ground Water Association and the Irrigation Association December 5-9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McCornick’s address to NGWA’s Groundwater Week and IA’s 2016 Irrigation Show...
New CapDI for Horticulture Brochures!
Voltea, the world’s leader in membrane Capacitive Deionization (CapDI©), has created and published a new brochure that focuses on how CapDI benefits the horticulture industry. CapDI tunably removes and controls sodium and electrical conductivity (EC) levels arrising from total dissolved solids (TDS) without removing all minerals, allowing users to select the optimal level of sodium and minerals for each crop’s irrigation water. Excessive levels of sodium in irrigation water prevents reuse, and...