According to the French Minister of Agriculture, Julien Denormandie, the situation is "unprecedented, exceptional" by the scale of the farms affected throughout France. The frost t...

We travelled to the Lot-and-Garonne department to meet the farmers whose land was flooded some ten days ago, in early February. The water has subsequently subsided, but we are going to see that the...

France is a major player in the global production of potatoes. It is one of the major European producers of ware potatoes, destined for both the fresh produce and industrial processing sectors and ...

Nowadays, remote irrigation control systems allow for an optimisation

of the amount of irrigation water applied. We visit three farms in the South-west,

which use these new meth...

For 30 years Mont de Marsan has been heating some of its buildings with the use of geothermal energy. To comply with environmental standards, a solution had to be found for the waste water of this ...

This is, without doubt, one of the recent revolutions that has most changed the way the French irrigation-users think and operate.

 

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On a beautiful September morning, I travelled to the Cassy farm in the Landes region with Michel Histel, vice-president of the EIA, who covers standardization (agricultural and turf & landscape...

This crop has been cultivated by all of the ancient and modern civilizations in an area extending from the Mediterranean Basin to the Red Sea, early records showing that date production was establi...

Most people recognize deep burial (~30 cm) subsurface drip irrigation, or SDI for short, as the most advanced form of irrigation available today. SDI provides significant economic and environmental...

Pumping water for irrigation is perhaps the biggest consumer of energy on a farm.

This has become a major concern for farmers affected by rapid increases in energy prices.

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