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2014-07-25 23:05:08

Pelican Water is pleased to officially announce the launch of its new Premium Drinking Water System, a unique countertop filtration system perfect for apartments and condominium residents who want cleaner, purer drinking water at the tap. Deland, Florida (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Pelican Water Systems, the market leader in salt-free water softening systems, is pleased to announce the July 25th launch date of its new Premium Drinking Water System, a unique and affordable countertop water...

2014-07-24 12:23:52

Offering Appearance Of A Shrub, Barrel 'Hides' Next To Homes CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With water becoming an ever increasing need globally, and with fresh water becoming more expensive nationally, a recently organized American company is preparing to introduce a modern and upgraded version of the traditional rain barrel. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130118 The Natures ReadyWater (TM) rain barrel is designed to mimic a normal...

2014-07-23 08:25:52

NASHUA, N.H., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Critical Process Filtration, Inc. of Nashua, New Hampshire, today announces a significant change in their line of industrial filter housings. In order to improve the performance of their line of cartridge filter housings, the company will now offer only the robust "Swing Bolt" closure system for stainless steel industrial housings made to hold 4, 5 or 7 filter assemblies. This is in addition to the housings that hold 12, 21, 36, 52 and 80...

2014-07-18 11:54:45

University of Minnesota Report pinpoints key food systems 'leverage points' that hold the greatest the potential to boost global food security and protect the environment Feeding a growing human population without increasing stresses on Earth's strained land and water resources may seem like an impossible challenge. But according to a new report by researchers at the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment, focusing efforts to improve food systems on a few specific...

Modern-day Recipe For A Lush, Green Lawn
2014-07-14 12:29:35

American Society of Agronomy In Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and other major cities in New Mexico, nearly every public golf course is now watered with treated municipal wastewater rather than precious potable water supplies. Across the US Southwest as a whole, more than 40% of all golf courses receive treated effluent. Reusing the effluent increases the sustainability of golf courses. Additionally, golf courses and homeowners alike fertilize their lawns during the growing season. The major...

2014-07-13 23:01:16

The growing environmental concerns, combined with the decreasing water availability, are fueling the growth of the micro irrigation market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/applications/micro-irrigation-system-in-agriculture-irrigation-8886437010.html (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Micro irrigation systems are mainly utilized for agriculture in order to ensure proper water dispersal as wells as to maintain soil quality. The application of micro irrigation systems in agriculture is projected to...

2014-07-11 23:02:42

Europe Micro Irrigation System market can be segmented by Companies, Macro Indicators, End users and Applications. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-micro-irrigation-system-7653102081.html (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Europe is one of the largest consumers of micro irrigation systems, owing to large cultivated-and hence, irrigated land area. The agricultural sector is a significant user of water resources in Europe, accounting for around 30.0% of the total water use. The scale and...

2014-07-11 08:21:57

HOUSTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepFlex announced today the signing of an agreement with Offshore Inland Marine & Services, Inc. (OIMO) to establish a new unbonded flexible pipe manufacturing and qualification testing facility to be located in the Port of Pensacola, Florida. The industrial complex will have direct access to the existing deep water quay-side, which is strategically located for optimized access to serve the flexible pipe markets in the Gulf of Mexico, West...

2014-07-11 00:20:16

OMAHA, Neb., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, will hold its Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call on Friday, July 18, 2014 beginning at 8:00 a.m. CDT. An audio discussion of Valmont's second quarter results by Mogens C. Bay, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Mark C. Jaksich, Executive Vice President and Chief...

2014-07-10 12:26:51

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Nickel Pipe and Tube Markets in Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2192601/Nickel-Pipe-and-Tube-Markets-in-Europe-to-2018---Market-Size-Trends-and-Forecasts.html This industry data report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for nickel pipes and tubes in different...


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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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