After several years of development, Toro announces its new Aqua-Traxx FC (Flow Control) drip tape. This product creates an entirely new category within the drip irrigation marketplace.
In the past, growers had to choose between uniformity and control over flow rates. Now, Aqua-Traxx FC provides growers with improved uniformity compared to turbulent-flow devices, and superior ability to control overall system flow rate compared to pressure-compensating devices.
This is made possible through the design of the flow control emitter....More
Nelson Irrigation of Walla Walla, Washington has introduced its 1000 Series valves which the company says will save energy with higher flow capacity and lower friction loss.
The valves have more precise and stable pressure regulation over a wider range of flow and with minimal pressure differential required across the valve.
A modular design provides ultimate flexibility in valve style and connection type while simplifying installation, trouble-shooting, and maintenance – good news for the grower, installer, and system designer....More
Valent U.S.A. Corporation (Valent) and Minneapolis-based MGK have a new agreement to manage the marketing and sales of MGK’s crop protection line of insect control products in the U.S. effective April 1, 2015.
The addition of the organic and sustainable product line from MGK into the Valent portfolio will create a mix of unique and valuable chemistries for managing organic and sustainable agriculture.
MGK products control a broad spectrum of insects on many agricultural crops....More