Key Stats: Grower: Allen Mark Farms Location: Wilder, ID Farm Size: 1,400 acres Crops: Onions, Beans, Corn, Wheat Onion Acres: 150 Acres Allen Mark grows between 150-200 acres of onions
Smart Irrigation Month is an Irrigation Association initiative to increase awareness for water conservation and increase the use of water saving products, practices and services.
Especially for those of us in the green industry the only business strategy worth following is a sustainability strategy. Sustainability has many definitions. One I
In most cases, I support the concept of removing turf to promote water conservation, but on two different occasions, I watched landscape professionals present turf
Key Stats: Grower – Steve Cadzow Location – Mt Riddock Station, Alice Springs Australia Crops and/or stock – Beef Cattle Property size – 650,000 acres
The McGraw-Hill Construction report for 2018, predicts total U.S. construction starts for 2018 will rise 3% to $765 billion. The opportunity pie is growing and
The art of cultivating plants in gardens to produce food and medicinal ingredients, or for comfort and ornamental purposes is known as Horticulture. Horticulturists are agriculturists who grow flowers, fruits and nuts, vegetables and herbs, as well as ornamental trees and lawns.
Here are some fun facts about horticulture:
Officials in Cape Town saw the signs of the impending water crisis but chose to believe past weather patterns would return rain to the area
“Having the JAIN Monitoring and Control in our operation has improved the general health of our orchards which has lead to more coincident and higher
The new water norm is we are either moving into a drought or out of a drought. (For all baseball fans out there, this is
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Abe Hagenston is homeless, been on the streets in Detroit for ten years, goes by the name “Honest Abe” and can teach all of us
Last week, thousands of irrigation enthusiasts gathered in Orlando, Florida for The Irrigation Association Show. This annual convention dives deep into the world of irrigation
The Jain GeneSys flow control sprinkler is making variable rate application in irrigation a reality. The Jain GeneSys uses a customized field prescription map to
As far as we know, we are well programmed to conserve electricity. Turn off the lights, unplug appliances, don’t leave the refrigerator door open, etc.
To save money some manufacturers are adding foams, fillers and other additives to resin used to make irrigation tubing. Unfortunately consumers pay for these cost
Having a smarter water management plan for your Homeowners Association will raise home prices for every owner in the HOA. Boards are responsible for a
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We all know how to save water. Here are a 100 easy ways to save right here, and most are simple like turning off the water
Looking for something to talk about this year at your office Christmas party, try this. What is more sustainable, a real Christmas tree or an