Water

Valley Irrigation, Prospera add acres covered by AI crop detection service

Valley Irrigation and Prospera Technologies announced April 29 they are expanding their artificial intelligence-based crop monitoring and detection service, Valley Insights to commercial growers in select areas of Washington, Texas, Nebraska and Idaho, quadrupling the coverage area in... more »

US agriculture groups urge federal government to address water concerns

A coalition of 150 organizations representing water and agricultural interests in the western U.S. urged Congress and President Trump on April 20 to address aging Western water infrastructure as further measures are considered to help... more »

Experienced IoT and semiconductor executive to lead agtech startup

WaterBit, the agricultural technology company specializing in automated precision irrigation, announced April 2 that Tony Alvarez has been named the company's new chief executive officer. Alvarez is an accomplished C-level executive in the IoT and... more »

California Farm Bureau calls for cooperation in Delta Water operations

Given all the uncertainties facing the state and national economies now, the California Farm Bureau Federation urged state and federal water and environmental agencies to cooperate on operation of water projects in the Sacramento-San Joaquin... more »

Water measurement, reporting courses offered by California Extension April 14

California water-rights holders are required by state law to measure and report the water they divert from surface streams. For people who wish to take the water measurements themselves, the University of California Cooperative Extension... more »

Valley Irrigation Launches Valley 365 connected crop management

Valley Irrigation has launched a platform for growers to manage, control and share data analytics between connected devices on the farm. Valley 365, a cloud-based, single sign-on platform for connected crop management, brings together the best... more »

Areas in Georgia well above average with recent rainfall totals

Bright green grass across the fields, lawns and roadsides of northern and central Georgia is making those parts of the state look more like Ireland than a typical Georgia in February. Copious rain, coupled with... more »

California Farm Bureau backs Trump’s move on water projects

The (Feb. 19) signing of a record of decision coordinating federal and state water projects offers a hopeful sign, according to California Farm Bureau Federation President Jamie Johansson. Johansson, who attended the ceremony (https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-signs-memorandum-diverting-more-water-to-california-farmers) in... more »


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