Water

Dramm, Ketos offer real-time groundwater quality monitoring 

Water intelligence company Ketos Inc. and agriculture firm Dramm Corp. have created a partnership to empower growers across the United States and Canada. Understanding the correlation between water quality and food safety, Dramm will use Ketos water... more »

Western Growers, Farm Bureau react to California water actions

In response to the federal government's new plan that will guide the coordinated operations of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project in California, Western Growers President & CEO Tom Nassif issued the following... more »

Driscoll’s up for AgWater Challenge

Fresh berry brand Driscoll's recently announced its participation in the AgWater Challenge to help its agricultural communities manage natural resources in a collaborative way. The partnership reinforces Driscoll’s commitment to water stewardship as well as supporting... more »

Valley Irrigation uses AI to detect crop health, irrigation concerns

Valley Irrigation, a leader in precision irrigation, is gaining traction with the initial launch of Valley Insights service. Through the partnership between Valley Irrigation and Prospera Technologies announced in February 2019, the Valley Insights limited release... more »

USDA plans water quality study in Vermont’s Lake Champlain Basin

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is launching a multi-year study to assess the impact of voluntary conservation practices on water quality in two Lake Champlain Basin watersheds. These studies – established with other state... more »

Valley Irrigation joins Thrive Innovation Platform

SVG Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based venture and innovation firm, announced Sept. 16 that Valley Irrigation, a Valmont Co., has become the latest corporate partner to join its Thrive Venture & Innovation Platform. Valley Irrigation is a precision... more »

EPA, US Army repeal rule defining ‘Waters of the United States’

At an event in Washington, D.C., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Department of the Army Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James announced Sept. 12 that the agencies... more »

Valley Irrigation to launch crop management platform

Valley Irrigation plans to release in early 2020 a new single-source platform for connected crop management. Valley 365 uses a single sign-on, and easy-to-use interface for... more »

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