Multimedia Library - Video http://westernfarmpress.com/media/all/video en SDI systems have bright future in helping feed growing world population http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/sdi-systems-have-bright-future-helping-feed-growing-world-population <div class="node-body video-body">Netafim celebrates 50th anniversary with press conference, new product introduction at World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/sdi-systems-have-bright-future-helping-feed-growing-world-population" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/sdi-systems-have-bright-future-helping-feed-growing-world-population#comments Alfalfa Irrigation Management Orchard Crops Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:25:00 +0000 157741 at http://westernfarmpress.com More drip irrigation in alfalfa’s future? http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/more-drip-irrigation-alfalfa-s-future <div class="node-body video-body">Should alfalfa producers consider putting in my drip irrigation systems. That question was asked several times during the Forage Seminar at World Ag Expo.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/more-drip-irrigation-alfalfa-s-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/more-drip-irrigation-alfalfa-s-future#comments Alfalfa Irrigation Management Orchard Crops Tree Nuts Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:37:00 +0000 156261 at http://westernfarmpress.com Drought changes hay production practices in California http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/drought-changes-hay-production-practices-california <div class="node-body video-body">California's long-running drought is causing alfalfa producers to change their production practices and pump more groundwater, a situation that may not be sustainable for producers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/drought-changes-hay-production-practices-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/drought-changes-hay-production-practices-california#comments Alfalfa Irrigation Management Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:32:00 +0000 156151 at http://westernfarmpress.com Near-perfect weather graces 2015 World Ag Expo http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/near-perfect-weather-graces-2015-world-ag-expo <div class="node-body video-body">This year's World Ag Expo enjoyed three days of great weather and great crowds. General Manager Jerry Sinift says it may be time to consider expanding the world's largest outdoor farm show.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/near-perfect-weather-graces-2015-world-ag-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/near-perfect-weather-graces-2015-world-ag-expo#comments Management Miscellaneous Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:47:00 +0000 156131 at http://westernfarmpress.com Drought, new water law may lead to more fallowed acres in California http://westernfarmpress.com/government/drought-new-water-law-may-lead-more-fallowed-acres-california <div class="node-body video-body">The drought was very much on the mind of World Ag Expo attendees. Tulare producer Mark Watte discusses the impact of the state's new groundwater law during a meeting on the topic.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/government/drought-new-water-law-may-lead-more-fallowed-acres-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/government/drought-new-water-law-may-lead-more-fallowed-acres-california#comments Government Irrigation Fri, 13 Feb 2015 17:47:00 +0000 156121 at http://westernfarmpress.com Mark Watte: Growing cotton in California's southern San Joaquin Valley http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/mark-watte-growing-cotton-californias-southern-san-joaquin-valley <div class="node-body video-body">Cotton runs deep in the veins of the Watte family of Tulare, Calif. as the family planted the first seed 56 years ago (1959). In 2014, the family grew about 1,200 acres of Pima and Upland-type cottons.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/mark-watte-growing-cotton-californias-southern-san-joaquin-valley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/mark-watte-growing-cotton-californias-southern-san-joaquin-valley#comments Cotton Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:29:00 +0000 155431 at http://westernfarmpress.com Nealta insecticide offers benefits for beneficial insects. http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/nealta-insecticide-offers-benefits-beneficial-insects <div class="node-body video-body">New Nealta insecticide could have positive impact on mite control in a number of western crops, beneficial insects.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/nealta-insecticide-offers-benefits-beneficial-insects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/nealta-insecticide-offers-benefits-beneficial-insects#comments Orchard Crops Vegetables Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:41:00 +0000 150451 at http://westernfarmpress.com FieldNet making it easier for growers to keep tabs on irrigation http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/fieldnet-making-it-easier-growers-keep-tabs-irrigation <div class="node-body video-body">Farmers see new FieldNet irrigation control software in action at World Ag Expo, Multi-Control device selected as Top 10 Product for the annual farm show.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/fieldnet-making-it-easier-growers-keep-tabs-irrigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/fieldnet-making-it-easier-growers-keep-tabs-irrigation#comments Irrigation Management Thu, 15 May 2014 16:47:00 +0000 149071 at http://westernfarmpress.com Improved sprinkler efficiency could help combat drought in California http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/improved-sprinkler-efficiency-could-help-combat-drought-california <div class="node-body video-body">More efficient sprinkler irrigation packages getting a look in the Central Valley of California.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/improved-sprinkler-efficiency-could-help-combat-drought-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/improved-sprinkler-efficiency-could-help-combat-drought-california#comments Irrigation Sun, 04 May 2014 21:38:00 +0000 148701 at http://westernfarmpress.com Something’s got to give as sprayers, tractors get bigger http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/something-s-got-give-sprayers-tractors-get-bigger <div class="node-body video-body">Tire makers are redesigning farm tires to help them handle bigger loads and faster travel speeds between farms and fields.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/something-s-got-give-sprayers-tractors-get-bigger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/something-s-got-give-sprayers-tractors-get-bigger#comments Equipment Management Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:48:00 +0000 148531 at http://westernfarmpress.com