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Experts in Weber Basin say recent rain helps, but water conservation still ... - fox13now.com

Experts in Weber Basin say recent rain helps, but water conservation still ... - fox13now.com | irrigation | Scoop.it
WEBER COUNTY, Utah -- The benefit of the recent rain is many Utahns have cut back on water use, and officials with the Weber Basin Conservancy District recently spoke to FOX 13 News to discuss just...
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UF/IFAS Miami U.C.U. on Twitter

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Use multi-stream & high efficiency spray nozzles to reduce irrigation run-off. (image via @UFTRECwater) #SaveWaterFL pic.twitter.com/OhB9KI9O75
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How to get Californians to use less water — without forcing them to - Washington Post

How to get Californians to use less water — without forcing them to - Washington Post | irrigation | Scoop.it
New pricing mechanisms and behavioral "nudges" have a crucial role to play during the drought.
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Irrigation courses slated for April 21 and 22 in San Antonio - AgriLife Today

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Irrigation courses slated for April 21 and 22 in San Antonio
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Instruction will be provided by Charles Swanson, AgriLife Extension program specialist in landscape irrigation, and Dr.
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Colorado underground irrigation test aims to improve farm efficiency, free up ... - The Republic

Colorado underground irrigation test aims to improve farm efficiency, free up ... - The Republic | irrigation | Scoop.it
A Colorado water broker and a university researcher are testing underground crop irrigation, hoping it can make farms more efficient and reduce competition between cities and agriculture for the state's scarce water.
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Protecting & Conserving Texas' Vital Water Resources

Protecting & Conserving Texas' Vital Water Resources | irrigation | Scoop.it
Research-based water conservation and quality practices, watershed protection, onsite wastewater treatment systems, private water well screening and more.
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Colorado underground irrigation test aims to improve farm efficiency, free up water for cities

Colorado underground irrigation test aims to improve farm efficiency, free up water for cities | irrigation | Scoop.it
A Colorado water broker and a university researcher are testing underground crop irrigation, hoping it can make farms more efficient and reduce competition between cities and agriculture for the state's scarce water.
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Farmers embracing technology on many levels - Kenosha News

Farmers embracing technology on many levels Kenosha News For large-scale and conventional producers, rising land and production costs combined with a volatile marketplace makes increasing efficiency important; data and technology can often help...
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State meets water conservation goals as drought lingers | CalWatchDog

State meets water conservation goals as drought lingers | CalWatchDog | irrigation | Scoop.it
Californians are conserving water, but the historic drought still lingers. The state posted its best numbers in December, with statewide water conservation
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AgriLife Research study: Water limiting factor to corn silage quality - AgriLife Today

AgriLife Research study: Water limiting factor to corn silage quality - AgriLife Today | irrigation | Scoop.it
AgriLife Research study: Water limiting factor to corn silage quality
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The objective of this study, supported by the U.S.
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AgriLife Research study: Center pivot does not always mean efficiency

AgriLife Research study: Center pivot does not always mean efficiency | irrigation | Scoop.it
VERNON – Identifying, but more importantly, gaining adoption of the most efficient irrigation systems is an important step in water conservation within agriculture, according to a recent study conducted by Texas A&M AgriLife ...
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Kentucky water management group tackles agricultural drought - Southeast Farm Press

Kentucky water management group tackles agricultural drought - Southeast Farm Press | irrigation | Scoop.it
Only a small percentage of Kentucky’s cropland is irrigated, and less than 10 percent of Kentucky’s public water supply is utilized for agricultural purposes.
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Water utility offers cistern rebates - Valley Sun

Water utility offers cistern rebates - Valley Sun | irrigation | Scoop.it
Foothill Municipal Water District is now offering rebates for customers who purchase cisterns to harvest rainwater for landscape irrigation. The retail water agency collaborated with Hey!
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Center for Precision & Automated Agricultural Systems | College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Center for Precision & Automated Agricultural Systems | College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences | irrigation | Scoop.it
@wsucahnrs keep up the work on draught resistant wheat and irrigation efficiency! cc: http://t.co/IWHhLVHCf2 https://t.co/gEPAMvBLsi
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Sensor system monitors soil water 'bank account' - Delta Farm Press

Sensor system monitors soil water 'bank account' - Delta Farm Press | irrigation | Scoop.it
Soil moisture sensors can help farmers achieve water and energy savings, optimize fertility, pesticide and labor, boost yields, improve crop quality and consistency of product, as well as salinity management.
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Mountain View parks ranked No. 1 in efficient water use - Los Altos Town Crier

Mountain View parks ranked No. 1 in efficient water use - Los Altos Town Crier | irrigation | Scoop.it
The city of Mountain View is leading by example in response to the ongoing water crisis. The city currently ranks No. 1 among 62 municipalities statewide in water conservation at its public parks. ...
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A simple, yet powerful ad about water conservation [video] - Holy Kaw!

A simple, yet powerful ad about water conservation [video] - Holy Kaw! | irrigation | Scoop.it
With California in a record drought, it's time for all of us to think about water conservation. This simple advertisement takes a minute to watch, but it might change the way you see the world.
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New app allows growers to monitor water, fertilizer use - The Salinas Californian

New app allows growers to monitor water, fertilizer use - The Salinas Californian | irrigation | Scoop.it
The free app is designed specifically for Salinas-area growers of lettuce, strawberries, broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage
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Efficient Water Use Reduces Costs and Increases Agricultural Cultivation - World Bank Group

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Farmer Abdul Satar is about to pull up one of the metal hatches of the cemented canal to irrigate his own and his neighbors’ farmlands.
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Energy Trust lends a hand with irrigation efficiency

Energy Trust lends a hand with irrigation efficiency | irrigation | Scoop.it
A variable frequency drive for pumps helps an Oregon irrigation district save money, water.
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Denver water use dips to 40-year low

Denver water use dips to 40-year low | irrigation | Scoop.it
Denver water use is dipping to record low levels and Denver Water urges residents to aim for 30 gallons a day for indoor use - savings driven by projects
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Corn Remains King in USDA Irrigation Survey

Corn Remains King in USDA Irrigation Survey | irrigation | Scoop.it
By Brooke Barton Senior Program Director, Water Program, Ceres It’s no secret that our agricultural industry is very thirsty, gobbling up 80 percent of the freshwater that America consumes each yea...
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UF/IFAS Miami U.C.U. sur Twitter

UF/IFAS Miami U.C.U. sur Twitter | irrigation | Scoop.it
Multi-stream & high-efficiency nozzles help reduce wind drift & runoff during landscape irrigation. #SaveWaterFL pic.twitter.com/jSlRB6EZAF
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Climate change will increase evaporation of Colorado River - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Climate change will increase evaporation of Colorado River - Las Vegas Review-Journal | irrigation | Scoop.it
The Colorado River faces a dual threat from climate change as rising temperatures increase the demand for irrigation water and accelerate evaporation at the river’s two largest reservoirs, according to a new report from the U.S.
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Netafim Signs $60 Million India Deal - Jewish Business News

Netafim Signs $60 Million India Deal - Jewish Business News | irrigation | Scoop.it
Israel’s Netafim, a leader in irrigation, announced that the company will be marking its 50th anniversary throughout 2015 under the theme “50 Years of Shaping the Future.” The company has also been awarded a $60 million contract in India.
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