The fact that the pivot works automatically and has great reliability means that the  farmer may tend to forget that there are, nevertheless, certain maintenance operations to...

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In viticulture (grape vine cultivation and wine making), the term Irrigation has a negative connotation and in “old” Europe it was often associated with high yields and thus the wines w...

A reminder of the principle

At the beginning of the irrigation system, the equipment is laid out over the entire field, i.e. the pipes, risers and sprinkler heads. They remain in place ri...

A device that is well-designed and adjusted can save water and improve yields.

 

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The amount of plastic waste generated in agriculture in 2008 by the 27 countries of the European Union plus Norway and Sweden was 1.243 million tons (Mt). 53.6% of the total was th...

 

With this method a single minisprinkler emitter is plac ed for each tree. The emitter sprays water in a circular pattern under the foliage at low rates over a limited area around t...

Irrigation efficiency is defined by a system’s ability to deliver the required amount of water to crops at the right time and place. Regardless of the method that growers have employed–whether ...

 

Microsprinklers are low capacity water emitters of the sprinkler type, but smaller in size than the conventional sprinklers, with flow rates of around 250 litres/h. They are placed...

 

A GPS-guided Valley® Precision Corner has just been installed on a farm in the Landes region of France. This exceptional machine is the first of its kind to be installed in the So...

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