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California Almonds: When to Apply the 1st Irrigation?

California Almonds: When to Apply the 1st Irrigation?

👤By Franz Niederholzer, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Apr 21, 2017

In the last almond newsletter, I wrote an article on first irrigation timing. Since then, I talked to Allan Fulton, UCCE Water Resources Advisor in the northern Sacramento Valley, and learned that he uses only 50% of actual rainfall as

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Arkansas Rice: Plan for a Successful Harvest with Modern Irrigation Tech

Arkansas Rice: Plan for a Successful Harvest with Modern Irrigation Tech

👤From the University of Arkansas Extension 🕔Apr 21, 2017

The key to success is often rooted in a solid plan, and experts with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture are encouraging Arkansas rice producers to start that plan with the technology known as Multiple Inlet Rice Irrigation,

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California Almonds: April Showers Bring Yellowing Krymsk?

California Almonds: April Showers Bring Yellowing Krymsk?

👤By Dani Lightle, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Apr 20, 2017

The cold and wet seems like it just won’t quit this year. The continued saturation of tree root zones may lead to nutrient deficiency symptoms from reduced root activity. Sometimes these deficiencies are transient and symptoms resolve as the soil

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California: 2 Irrigation Dealer Groups Merge Under Indian-Based Multi-National

California: 2 Irrigation Dealer Groups Merge Under Indian-Based Multi-National

👤From a press release 🕔Apr 19, 2017

Two California irrigation dealers – Agri-Valley Irrigation (AVI) and Irrigation Design and Construction (IDC) – have  agreed to merge their businesses into a newly formed distribution company funded by Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. (JIS), an Indian-based multi-national manufacturer. “We are delighted to

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California Almonds: Strategic Deficit Irrigation – 1st Line of Defense Against Hull Rot

California Almonds: Strategic Deficit Irrigation – 1st Line of Defense Against Hull Rot

👤From the Almond Board of California 🕔Apr 19, 2017

Hull rot disease is caused by two pathogens that thrive on split hulls of well-watered and well-fertilized trees. The best defense against these pathogens is to cut back on irrigations and check that nitrogen rates do not exceed crop demand.

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Georgia Pecans: Irrigation and Early Insects

Georgia Pecans: Irrigation and Early Insects

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 3, 2017

We are now seeing budbreak on our older trees. It has been abnormally dry in south Georgia for weeks, and the trees will need water as they wake up.

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Mississippi Rice: Growers Tout Benefits of New Growing System

Mississippi Rice: Growers Tout Benefits of New Growing System

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Mar 28, 2017

Alternating wet and dry production is a radical new way to grow rice, and some Mississippi producers are finding the idea not only seems feasible in theory, but also works well in practice. Jason Krutz is an irrigation specialist with

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Mississippi: Last Week for Pipe Planner Webinar

Mississippi: Last Week for Pipe Planner Webinar

👤By Jason Krutz and Dan Roach, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 28, 2017

Pipe Planner’s last weekly webinar series is set for this week.

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Clemson Study to Research Irrigation and Reduced Nitrogen Management Costs

Clemson Study to Research Irrigation and Reduced Nitrogen Management Costs

👤By Scott Miller, Clemson University 🕔Mar 24, 2017

Clemson University Ph.D. student Phillip Williams has received a $94,808 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop and test technology aimed at reducing fertilizer usage and farming operational costs. Williams has been working with agricultural scientists

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Valley Irrigation to Become Exclusive Distributor of Trimble’s Irrigate-IQ

Valley Irrigation to Become Exclusive Distributor of Trimble’s Irrigate-IQ

👤From a Press Release 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Valley Irrigation and Trimble announced that Valley Irrigation will become the exclusive OEM distributor of Trimble’s Irrigate-IQ precision irrigation solution. It will be available for Valley Corner Sprinkler Sequencing and Variable Rate Irrigation (VRI) products through Valley’s dealer network. The system

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