How To Determine And Track Irrigation Run Times In Southern Florida

How To Determine And Track Irrigation Run Times In Southern Florida

Irrigation will keep your lawn green and your crops healthy. However, you need to be careful about how much water you give your plants. Too much water will waste this precious resource, while too little will affect the health of the plants. You need to have an appropriate irrigation runtime set. What is this? How […]

Why You Need to Install a Backflow Preventer on Your Irrigation System

Why You Need to Install a Backflow Preventer on Your Irrigation System

When you have an irrigation system installed, you will learn a lot of new terms that you never thought you’d need.” Backflow preventer” is one of those terms, and if your sprinkler installation technician asks if you want one installed, you should understand what it is and what it does. The advantages of a backflow […]

How to Maximize Yield with Irrigation Scheduling

How to Maximize Yield with Irrigation Scheduling

For years farmers across the globe have been using manual methods to determine soil moisture. If the soil is too wet, wait for some days and irrigate if the soil is too dry. Although this process can be efficient if the farmer is well-trained, it can be time-consuming and cumbersome. Thanks to technology, farmers across […]

Best Practices to Maintain Your Agricultural Irrigation System

Best Practices to Maintain Your Agricultural Irrigation System

Many farmers extensively use irrigation methods to enhance crop production. A report by the University of Florida indicates that more than two million acres of cropland in Florida are irrigated due to low water-holding capacity soils and uneven rainfall distributions, despite large annual rainfall amounts. However, you need to regularly maintain your irrigation system for it to keep […]

Understanding Agricultural Sprinkler Irrigation Systems

Understanding Agricultural Sprinkler Irrigation Systems

Most agricultural irrigation systems fall under two broad categories: micro-irrigation and sprinkler irrigation. Sprinkler irrigation systems discharge water by spraying it over the land. The pressure pushes the water via sprinklers or through nozzles or perforations in pipelines forming a spray. A high-speed turbine pump or centrifugal can be utilized in running sprinkler irrigation. A […]

How Does a Well Water System Work?

How Does a Well Water System Work?

You no longer have to use a bucket to fetch well water. Today, there are advanced plumbing systems that allow you to have water into your home with ease. If you have used well water, you may not have worried about the safety of the water as the city water comes treated. While well water […]

Top Five Factors to Consider When Choosing a Farm Irrigation System in Southwest Florida

Top Five Factors to Consider When Choosing a Farm Irrigation System in Southwest Florida

Increased food demand globally has led to the rapid development of irrigation farming. Currently, over 20 percent of cultivated land worldwide is under irrigation. Irrigated agriculture contributes 40 percent of global food production. This implies that irrigation farming is essential to meet the world food demand. Because of this, special attention has to be paid […]

Is Your Well Water Safe to Drink? Here’s What You Need to Know

Is Your Well Water Safe to Drink? Here's What You Need to Know

Does your home run on well water? If so, you might be wondering whether your well water is safe to drink. To keep you and your family safe, we’re going to talk about how to know whether your well water is safe to drink and what you can do to improve the quality of water. […]

Choosing the Best Well Water Treatment System for Your Home

Choosing the Best Well Water Treatment System for Your Home

Does your well need water treatment? There are many types of filters available in the market. But before you make a purchase, it is necessary to understand what options are available and be aware of the common mistakes you should avoid.  Which well water treatment systems are available? A large number of people in Florida […]

The Basics Of Agricultural Irrigation

The Basics Of Agricultural Irrigation

Knowing the fundamental concepts of agricultural irrigation is essential to attain the most efficient use of water. These will assist growers in adopting the best method for a more sustainable operation. What is agricultural irrigation? Irrigation systems are used to transport water to the soil. It is a method used to supplement water during dry […]