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2014-09-17 23:12:54

Texas company Turf Feeding Systems focuses on water, soil health and food production every day. Recently, founder Michael Chaplinsky has formed a team of individuals who will work to implement Sustainable Agriculture and Water Efficiency, aimed to combat the important world issues. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Michael Chaplinsky, president of Turf Feeding Systems, Inc. is sharply focused on implementing sustainable agriculture and water efficiency worldwide. Chaplinsky...

2014-09-16 20:22:58

New Water Right Permit allows growth of approximately 1,500 new homes in the Lower Miller Creek area. MISSOULA, Mont., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Water Co. secured a water use permit providing the water rights for approximately 1,500 homes to be connected to the southern portion of Mountain Water's system in the Lower Miller Creek area. To put the water right permit into use, wells have been drilled near the confluence of Miller Creek and the Bitterroot River. The...

2014-09-12 23:05:16

Skydrop™ sprinkler controller uses Wi-Fi connectivity to access localized weather to continuously adjust your watering strategy and ensure your yard stays optimally hydrated. Highland, UT (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Skydrop, LLC (http://www.skydrop.com) announced today that it is shipping the skydrop™ smart sprinkler controller to customers throughout the United States. The skydrop™ smart sprinkler controller was created to conserve water and promote a healthy, beautiful landscape...

2014-09-10 23:10:17

Northern California almond grower uses ClimateMinder to monitor the soil moisture status and irrigation events remotely in real-time. MAXWELL, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Vierra Brothers, formed by three almond growers in Maxwell, CA in 2005, achieved a remarkable yield of 2,700 lbs. per acre last year from a 5-year orchard. This orchard is located on the west side of the Sacramento Valley, where this is a pretty strong result. Bob Vierra attributes the majority of this success to their...

2014-09-10 23:06:22

IrriGreen introduces digital technology that advances the precision of lawn irrigation. IrriGreen conserves water, is more simple to install, and easier to adjust and maintain. MINNEAPOLIS (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 IrriGreen, Inc. has introduced the next generation in digital technology for water-saving lawn irrigation: the IrriGreen Genius™ Irrigation System. It uses up to 50 percent less water than ordinary systems. IrriGreen digitally controls its innovative sprinklers to match...

2014-09-09 00:20:31

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI) has declared a quarterly dividend of 37.5 cents per share payable on October 15, 2014 to shareholders of record on September 26, 2014. The dividend indicates an annual rate of $1.50 per share. Valmont is a global leader, designing and manufacturing highly engineered products that support global infrastructure development and agricultural productivity. Its products for...

2014-09-06 23:00:59

The Agricultural Micronutrients Market in Fertigation report defines and segments the agricultural micronutrients market in fertigation function with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-agricultural-adjuvants-6969250923.html (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 The Agricultural Micronutrients Market in Fertigation report defines and segments the agricultural micronutrients market in fertigation function with analysis and forecast of revenue. The...

2014-09-05 23:06:07

New Bath Safety Products Help Make Every Bath A Safe Bath… At Any Age North Olmsted, Ohio (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Parents take every precaution when it comes to protecting their little ones. From bike helmets to baby gates and car seats to cribs, child safety is always top of mind. But what about in the bath? Slips and falls are common in this small and slippery space – especially for those under the age of five. As part of National Baby Safety Month in September, Moen Home Care...

2014-09-04 16:22:09

NEW YORK and POINT ROBERTS, Washington, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.investorideas.com) Investorideas.com, a global news source covering leading sectors including water stocks releases the water stocks directory preview to investors as World Water Week, held in Stockholm from August 31 to September 5th , drives global awareness to the urgency of the issues. For investors following the sector, there are some ETF's to play and a relatively small group of...

2014-09-03 23:14:30

The golf course being built in Brazil for the 2016 Olympics is becoming more sustainable and efficient with the help of Turf Feeding Systems. TFS will assist to reduce water, fertilizer, chemicals, labor and energy on the golf green. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 For the first time in over 100 years, The 2016 Rio Olympics will include golf as a competitive sport. With help from Turf Feeding Systems, a Texas Fergitation company, the golf course under construction will be one...


Latest Irrigation Reference Libraries

Soil Salinity
2013-04-01 11:15:13

Soil salinity is the salt content within the soil; the process of increasing the content of salt is known as salination. Salt is a natural element of water and soils. Salination can be a result of natural processes such as the gradual withdrawal of an ocean or mineral weathering. It can be caused by artificial processes such as irrigation as well. Soils that are affected by salt are a result of excess accumulation of salts, normally most obvious at the surface of the soil. Salts can be...

Dryland Farming
2013-03-15 11:32:48

Dryland farming is farming without the aid of irrigation and only with the amount of rain fall given by Mother Nature. Dryland farming is typical in arid regions such as Southwestern United States, Mexico, the Middle East, and other regions that are known for growing grains. Dryland farming is practiced in all parts of Australia with the exception of the Northern Territory. Process Dryland farming involves the constant assessing of the amount of moisture present or lacking for any given...

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