Growers no longer need to spend time and labor assembling riser pipe in the field with the new Certa-Set preassembled riser from North American Specialty Products LLC (NASP).
The riser is designed to integrate with the company’s Certa-Set PVC irrigation system.
The Certa-Set preassembled riser from NASP (formerly CertainTeed Pipe and Foundations) eliminates the need for customers to source components from multiple suppliers and solvent-weld them together....More
Toro has announced the latest upgrade to its popular AquaFlow drip irrigation design software - AquaFlow 4.0. To improve user access and convenience, AquaFlow 4.0 can now be used online.
The new program format includes expandable panels which automatically adjust to multiple screen and font sizes, and allow instant visibility of design decision results by scrolling....More
Judge Oliver Wanger outlines the legal history that has brought the Central Valley of California to the desperate straits its residents find themselves in as they face one of the driest years in California history....More
Fresno County Supervisor Phil Larson calls Endangered Species Act the biggest threat to farming and industry in the San Joaquin Valley as he and other government officials discuss the current outlook at the World Ag Expo Water Summit....More
California's winter snowpack – often called California’s frozen reservoir – was only 52 percent of normal at the time of year when it historically is at its peak. Today, it is 21 percent of normal....More
Nitrogen use has been elevated to the No. 1 spot on the list of issues confronting California agriculture. A proactive educational approach has headed off an onslaught of legislation leading to new regulations or taxes....More
Author and humorist Mark Twain is given credit for the saying, “Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting.” It is unknown if Twain ever spoke those words.
A bottle of whiskey makes for sipping. Water makes for a political and regulatory hot potato in the West....More
The Aamodt water rights settlement provides innovative mechanisms for managing water in the Pojoaque River basin to satisfy the Pueblos’ current and future water needs while minimizing disruption to the non-Indian water users. In addition to the four tribes, this process has included the State of New Mexico, Santa Fe County, the City of Santa Fe, and numerous local water users....More
UC ANR scientists are working with the California Department of Food and Agriculture to develop a curriculum and certification program to protect water quality, as recommended by the State Water Resources Control Board. The classes will begin in January 2014....More