Today, the value of center pivots has increased even further as the tools available in the form of computer controls and sprinkler technology have reached a new plateau

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It is important to satisfy the water requirements of vegetable crops in a very precise manner.  Nowadays, all growers know very well that the amount of water the plant receive...

 

Because a centre pivot works automatically and is very reliable means that the farmer may forget that there are certain maintenance operations to be carried out. The farmer should ...

 

The garden lettuce, or Lactuca sativa L., is an autogamous annual plant, with a wide range of varieties (loose leaf, batavia, romaine or cos…). It belongs to the aster or sunflow...

 

The drip irrigation solutions of Netafim have been bringing great environmental benefits to the agriculture and landscape markets of France, and throughout the world, for many year...

 

Effluent use in irrigation is a means of wastewater disposal and a resource for economic development. The practice of applying effluent through center pivots is quite common and ef...

 

Irrigation scheduling or “management” should provide a good response to the questions “Where, when and how much water should be applied to an orchard?

 

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For sprinkling below the tree canopy, it is possible to choose between different types of sprinklers. Water quality and planting type have an influence on the choice. The maintenan...

 

We arrived in Cramchaban, in Poitou Charente, between Niort and La Rochelle, where thirty or so farmers from the Landes, installers and technicians attended the presentation of the...

 

In the face of more frequent water shortages and the ever-increasing deterioration of the environment, from now on irrigated agriculture will have to avoid the over-use of water re...

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