Articles about irrigation


Water officials want homeowners to stop watering their lawns next week

Last updated: 03/07/2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency is asking homeowners to stop watering their lawns for a week while work is carried out on a pipeline that supplies water to Los...

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Genesis And Prevention of Layers In Putting Green Rootzone Profiles

Last updated: 03/05/2018

Construction recommendations for putting greens are designed to carefully detail performance characteristics for factors like saturated hydraulic conductivity and water-holding...

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Reason Farms - Improving Precision Irrigation by Monitoring Soil Moisture

Last updated: 03/01/2018

Reason Farms is a third generation farming operation started in 1945 in Northern California, initially growing rice before making the change to exclusively tree crops. Today Bob...

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Almond Growers Fine-Tuning Irrigation

Last updated: 02/28/2018

For decades, almond growers have gotten steadily better at becoming stewards of that most precious resource — water — but you certainly wouldn’t have known it sampling consumer...

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New Toro Lynx® Smart Module Delivers Precision Control - Toro Advantage

Last updated: 02/25/2018

Sprinkler technology is getting smarter, and Toro’s Lynx Smart Module is a perfect example. New for 2018, this component is the latest 2-wire control system technology from...

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Processing Tomatoes - From The Farm To Your Table

Last updated: 02/23/2018

The production of processing tomatoes in the Central Valley changes each year as growers, processors, and buyers all try to navigate conditions inside the field as well as far...

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SDCWA and Partners Distribute Sustainable Landscape Guidebook - Association of California Water Agencies

Last updated: 02/23/2018

The San Diego Water Authority and its community grant partners are distributing free copies of a comprehensive guidebook for environmentally friendly landscape upgrades. Now in...

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Traditional Club Trusts Toro Tech

Last updated: 02/21/2018

Course manager Eoin Riddell explains why the club purchased Toro machinery: “We can’t get enough of Toro, it is by far the best turfcare machinery brand we’ve tried. On top of...

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What do wetting agents really do?

Last updated: 02/19/2018

There is a good article by Karcher and Richardson in GCM about the effect of wetting agents. In the article, they point out something important: I have been surprised, in...

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Water-efficient landscaping regs working, but may change

Last updated: 02/17/2018

City of Aspen staffers may recommend some changes to the water-efficient landscaping regulations adopted by the city in May before the most stringent aspects of the new rules...

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