3 Smart Reasons to use an Irrigation Water Flow Meter

By Katie Englin Smart Irrigation practices include using precise irrigation tools and good irrigation management decisions for proper irrigation scheduling. Irrigation scheduling is the process of applying water to crops at the exact frequency and amounts needed. It involves studying, understanding,applying, then monitoring and controlling essential instruments such as soil moisture probes and flow meters …

5 University Information Resources for Farmers

Universities that conduct research on agriculture provide excellent resources for farmers on how they can increase efficiency and productivity. Most universities have an extension or outreach page on their website that provides free information for farmers. Here are some examples of valuable resources available at leading agricultural science universities. Washington State University Washington State University …

How to Give the Gift of Water This Holiday

There are numerous organizations that are working on tough challenges related to water including improving accessibility to clean water or conducting research on the best strategies to conserve the freshwater resources we have. Here are 12 excellent organizations that you can contribute to in order to help with global water issues. Pacific Institute A think …

Precision Irrigation Flow Meters Help Farmers Conserve Resources

As global demand for food grows and accessible freshwater resources continue to shrink, precision irrigation technology is helping farmers to save water while increasing productivity. The term precision irrigation can often refer to drip irrigation, however it can also include other tools such as variable rate application, sensors, and data from irrigation flow meters that …

10 Excellent Infographics About Water

The following infographics about water provide interesting statistics and information about the present and future of the world’s freshwater resources. This infographic by UN Water explains how water is required to provide adequate energy for the world. Energy production accounts for 15% of global water withdrawals. Another infographic by the UN displays stats on water …