On this page, you’ll find an overview of irrigation techniques and how irrigation fits into the U.S. agriculture landscape.
Due to advances in battery capacity and brushless motors, leaf blowers have graduated to high-volume blowers, offering farmers the ultimate portable clean-up tool for their operations.
While Illinois is not currently facing a water crisis, highly populated areas with high growth are undergoing some levels of water conflict, partly because of agricultural irrigation.
Experts warn that projected decreases in corn and soybean yields in the coming decades because of climate change could continue the rise in irrigation and drive up prices for farmland above aquifers.
Experts worry that a statewide increase in agricultural irrigation will deplete overall groundwater resources in the future.
Forward-looking farmers in Water Technology Farms are demonstrating the effectiveness of the latest technology in irrigation water management without sacrificing yield.
Valley’s ICON panels offer touchscreens and advanced features.
PMDI technology combines the lower cost of pivot irrigation with the proven efficiency of drip irrigation for total water efficiency that approaches 95%.