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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In much of Europe, April 2020 is proving one of the driest in history. In Germany, wildfires are blazing, forests and farmlands are bone dry, and river depth in some areas is a half of what it shou...

The almond tree is a typically Mediterranean crop, presenting an adaptation plasticity to very different conditions. In this way, it can bear high summer temperatures and cold winter extremes, or s...

Pressure regulation can be a topic of dispute. Some industry experts and growers will tell you that it is the best way to save water and energy, while others will claim it is not necessary unless y...

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