Water

Irrigation treatment units offer alternatives to acid injections

Chemical-free water treatment systems offer a new way to deal with hard-water problems in irrigation systems and orchards.

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Ag industry will watch Trump closely

Fruit Growers News asked several industry representatives to consider what the future might hold for the specialty crop sector as the new administration takes over.

USDA to invest $449M in Sacramento Valley water supply

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on Wednesday announced a USDA investment of more than $449 million to help build an innovative water manage... more »

Plant response to future climate change viewed

If you were to take a seed and zap it into the future to see how it will respond to climate change, how realistic might that prediction be? After a... more »

California helps ag fertilizer management, water quality

The California Department of Food and Agriculture's (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) has awarded over $1.1 million in gr... more »

Nelson Irrigation debuts micro-sprinkler with modular design

[caption id="attachment_15701" align="alignright" width="277"] The S7 Spinner from Nelson Irrigation[/caption] Nelson Irrigation recently introduce... more »

Irrigation treatment units offer alternatives to acid injections

Chemical-free water treatment systems offer a new way to deal with hard-water problems in irrigation systems and orchards. In addition to building ... more »

CDFA, UC ANR advance climate-smart ag in California

California Secretary of Agriculture Karen Ross and UC Agriculture and Natural Resources vice president Glenda Humiston will sign a memorandum of under... more »

Valley Irrigation promotes Bob Campbell to global role

Valley Irrigation has promoted Bob Campbell to vice president & group controller. In his new role, he is responsible for managing the Global Irri... more »

American Farm Bureau asks federal court to halt WOTUS rule nationwide

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and a broad coalition of business groups on Sept. 26 asked a federal district court in Georgia to expand it... more »

Helping a Massachusetts apple farm be red and green

A towering, craggy old McIntosh tree in the center of the orchard at Red Apple Farm in Phillipston, Massachusetts, has weathered 113 winters, borne ma... more »

$4.97 million set for research viewing snowpack, water allocation

Mountain snowpack is a primary source of water for the arid western United States. This region, which includes Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, N... more »


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