irrigation

Soil moisture probes part of Ceres Imaging’s precision irrigation

Now offering soil moisture probes, Ceres will provide installation and recommendations for number and location of probes based on its aerial insights tech. more »

Agricultural water users await judge’s operations plan look

The interim operations plan governs fish and wildlife protection in the San Joaquin Delta during coordinated operations of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project ag water users. more »

Closing the gap

Research teams are using imagery and action for smarter almond irrigation and water savings. more »

How is drought affecting irrigation water for pecans?

The pecan industry is valued at about $400 million, but producers in the Southwest have to find solutions to limited and brackish water to stay in the game. more »

Water-saving method for improving irrigation efficiency is ‘ineffective’

Contrary to popular practice, an international research team has found evidence that water-saving irrigation techniques are worsening water scarcity by not recharging aquifers. more »

Irrigation for drought, fertility resilience in almond systems awarded

$25 million for 18 On-Farm Trials projects across the country will help partners work with producers to test and adopt climate-smart systems. more »

Nitrogen and irrigation education, training part of CDFA funding

California Department of Food and Agriculture Fertilizer Research funded $4.14 million in grants, including $3 million for nitrogen and irrigation training, and $1.14 million for five other projects to improve management practices. more »

Minimized risk from climate extremes sought for Southwest growers

More than two dozen researchers across California, Arizona and New Mexico are looking for ways to improve groundwater and develop management strategies that are adapted to climate change to ensure irrigated agriculture sustainability. more »

New Mexico pecan producers beating the odds with irrigation moves

Ranchers cull cattle and farmers fallow land as New Mexico suffers from extensive drought like the rest of the West. But the state's pecan growers – which grow 35% of U.S. pecans – have adapted well in these conditions. more »

Innovations in Ag Irrigation Technology Demonstration and Showcase scheduled

Fresno State University will showcase the latest innovations in ag irrigation tech at this free event. more »

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