The theft of irrigation equipment has been happening for some time. We can recall bronze sprinklers being melted down to make small statuettes, or aluminium pipes being cut away to...

 

Variable rate application of many crop inputs is a cornerstone of precision agriculture. There has been much work investigating the effects of variable rate application of nutrient...

 

The technical options currently available, computerisation, electronics, energy management, Internet, offer renewed prospects for using soil moisture measurements to make irrigatio...

 

At first sight, we could ask ourselves why irrigation is required for olive trees, which are typically Mediterranean plants, and thus perfectly adapted to withstand dry periods. Th...

 

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...

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