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  • Irrigation

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    A place to share information about all aspects of irrigation.
    Interest: Irrigation

    Irrigation Preventative Maintenance and Start-up

    By Carolina Irrigation Solutions

    Published Apr 30, 2018

    -This practice can be applied to many aspects of your life and business, and certainly applies to irrigation on your farm and money in your wallet... These are small set-backs in the irrigation off season but they can be major back-breakers if found during your crop's peak water requirement. So with that in mind below is a center pivot irrigation check-list to help with preventative maintenance on your farm... Hopefully this list helps prevent your farm from costly cures in the future!We are a Valley dealer located in Hartsville, SC and would like to hear from you! If you need assistance or have any questions please contact us @ Carolina Irrigation Solutions 319 Tema Road Hartsville, SC 29550 mailto:Valley@carolinairrigation. com (843) 917-0198 843) 917-0198 website: http://carolinairrigation...

    Categories: Irrigation

    Irrigation Frustration?

    By Carolina Irrigation Solutions

    Published Oct 9, 2019

    Do you have mixed feelings about technology? I do. Some technology takes our time, isolates us, and numbs our brains. Then there is technology that makes life more efficient, brings more information to you, and improves your quality of life... Do you ever have a hard time explaining technical or mechanical problems to your irrigation dealer? This is another area where Agsense helps... If you have any questions, or have or need center-pivot irrigation gives us a call, and we have a solution that keeps you informed, improves your quality of life, and makes your farm more efficient!...

    Categories: Corn, Irrigation, Precision Ag

    Carolina Irrigation Solutions

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    Valley Center Pivot Irrigation Company in Hartsville, SC.
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    Why is soil salinization a problem?

    By Darren Chan

    Published Aug 21, 2019

    What’s Soil SalinizationSoil salinization is one of the most vital soil problems for agricultural production... In these areas where plant growth requires irrigation, the Evaporation and transpiration process leaves salt in the soil... Why Does Soil Salinization OccurSeveral factors contribute to an increase in the amount of salt in the soil:Irrigation Water Quality & VolumeThe total amount of dissolved salt in irrigated water and its composition affects soil salt content. The more water you irrigate, the salinity of the soil will be close to the salt concentration of the irrigation water... Control irrigation water volumeApply minimal levels of irrigation water volume and keep the well-drained soil condition...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Wheat

    The best biocontrol agent trichoderma harzianum

    By Darren Chan

    Published Jul 22, 2019

    What’s Trichoderma Harzianum ?Trichoderma harzianum fungi that are present in nearly all soils. It readily colonizes plant roots and rhizosphere competent able to grow on roots as they develop. Trichoderma has quicker growth rate, and highly adaptation in bad soil condition. It is usually used for foliar application, seed treatment and soil treatment for suppression of various disease causing fungal pathogens... Application Mode: Foliar sprays, pre-planting applications to seed, post-pruning treatments, incorporation in the soil during seeding or transplant, watering by irrigation or applied as a root drench or dip...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Wheat

    A Farming Productivity Tool for the New Year

    By AgFuse Administrator

    Published Jan 9, 2019

    Farming is such a unique occupation because the intensity of our work oscillates with the seasons. For most farmers, winter marks a time for some rest and reflection--and a new year ushers in new hope... I want to have X amount of acres under irrigation... Are any of the three-year or one-year objectives supporting a long-term objective? For example, if your ten-year objective is to have one-thousand acres under irrigation on your farm and your one-year objective is to install one-hundred acres worth of irrigation, then you have a milestone along the way to achieving your larger, long-term vision... For example, you may not identify a daily habit that’s related to your objective of having one-thousand acres under irrigation, but maintaining a clean fleet of equipment could be as easy as making end-of-day equipment cleanup a habit...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Specialty/Vegetable

    5 reasons to choose chitosan oligosaccharide in organic agriculture

    By Darren Chan

    Published Jan 22, 2019

    In the application of agricultural production, chitosan oligosaccharides not only make crops grow better and robust, but also has obvious effects in stress resistance and pest resistance. Numerous studies have shown that chitosan oligosaccharides can induce broad-spectrum resistance, enhance the plant’s own defense ability, inhibit the growth of a variety of plant pathogenic microorganisms, and it is non-toxic and can be microbial degradation, and will not pollute the environment. This makes it an important role in agricultural production as a new type of green production. 1. Inducing the production of plant resistance proteinsChitosan oligosaccharides and their derivatives can induce plants to produce resistance proteins against pathogens...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Organic

    What’s root knot nematode?

    By Darren Chan

    Published May 7, 2019

    Root-knot nematodes are one of the three most economically damaging genera of plant-parasitic nematodes on horticultural and field crops. Root-knot nematodes are very small and they parasitic the roots of thousands of plant species, including monocotyledonous and dicotyledonous, herbaceous and woody plants. They dwell in the soil, attack the roots of the plant to extract water and nutrients. As a result, large galls or “knots” can form throughout the root systems of infected plants. They will bring a lot of damage to plants...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Specialty/Vegetable

    Trichoderma harzianum effects on control soil pathogens

    By Darren Chan

    Published Mar 25, 2019

    Here we would like to introduce trichoderma‘s effect on control soil pathogens. Trichoderma grows on the surface of roots, where it provides disease control and enhances root growth. Its spores survive in the soil, but the food it lives on is mostly secreted from the root surface. Since the fungus multiplies on its own, it is different from seed-applied fungicides. First, only a little needs to be applied because it will grow to continually cover the roots...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Marketing

  • Sam Baker United States, AZ, Tucson

    Business Title: Farm Flight LLC
    Job Title: Business Developer
    About: Hi! I am a partner at Farm Flight LLC. Our goal as a company is to provide farmers with valuable insights and data that will help them cut costs and increase yields. With the use of drones, we are able to gather data such as plant counts, survey grade geographical data, NDVI maps, weed detection and much more! Come check us out at farmflightaz.com
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness

    AgFuse Administrator United States, SC, Blenheim

    Business Title: AgFuse LLC
    Job Title: Adminstrator
    About: AgFuse is a social media network created specifically to connect farmers and agriculture professionals throughout the world.
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Pat Rogers United States, SC, Blenheim

    Business Title: Pat And Blake Rogers Farms
    Job Title: Owner
    About: I grow cotton, peanuts, soybeans, corn and wheat in the Pee Dee area of South Carolina.
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Grain Sorghum, Cover Crops, Precision Ag, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Scott Campbell United States, CA, Santa Maria

    Business Title: Cal Coast Irrigation Inc.
    Interests: Precision Ag, Irrigation

    Michelle Grainger United States, NC, Cary

    Business Title: Executive Farm Management Program
    Job Title: Managing Director
    Interests: Specialty/Vegetable, Ag Issues in Washington, Marketing, Agribusiness, Organic, Precision Ag, Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Timber Production, Tobacco, Industrial Hemp

    Kowen Kopp United States, KS, Fairview

    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Beef Cattle, Cover Crops, Precision Ag, Irrigation, Marketing

    Ryan Sorrels United States, OK, El Reno

    Business Title: Sorrels Farms, Canadian Hills Produce, And Sorrels Custom Harvesting
    Job Title: Owner
    Interests: Cotton, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness, Vegetables

    Richard Feyh United States, KS, Alma

    Business Title: Feyh Farm Co
    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Specialty/Vegetable, Ag Issues in Washington, Organic, Marketing, Cover Crops, Irrigation

  • Irrigation

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    A place to share information about all aspects of irrigation.
    Interest: Irrigation

    Carolina Irrigation Solutions

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    Valley Center Pivot Irrigation Company in Hartsville, SC.
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    Nationwide Farm Insurance

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    Our commitment to agriculture began in 1909, through decades of service we have earned our position as the #1 farm insurer in the country. Let our expertise help protect your future.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Agribusiness

    Ag Sustainability And Innovation

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    Call for proposals / Call for applications in Agriculture, Agritech, FoodTech, Livestock, Aquaculture.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Agribusiness

    Agribusiness Insurance Advisors

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    We are an insurance agency dedicated to providing competitive insurance and risk transfer solutions that protect farms, families and agribusiness companies that we serve.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Marketing, Agribusiness, Ag Issues in Washington, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Organic, Precision Ag, Timber Production, Canola, Rice, Hogs

    Hydroponics Aquaponics

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    For those interested in both hydroponic and aquaponic growing methods.
    Interest: Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation

    Farmpally Free Agropreneur Promotions

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    At Farmpally.com, we're helping farmers to keep documents of their farm activities, showcasing them and helping them to market their produce and seedlings to other farmers. This comes at NO COSTS
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Social Media & Agriculture

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    A place to share ideas, testimonials, and stories about bridging the gap between farmers and the end consumer. If you are passionate about telling your story, join now.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness

    The Crossover

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    The Crossover is a group that applies mental models from other fields and interests back into the world of agriculture.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness

  • Irrigation Preventative Maintenance and Start-up

    By Carolina Irrigation Solutions

    Published Apr 30, 2018

    -This practice can be applied to many aspects of your life and business, and certainly applies to irrigation on your farm and money in your wallet... These are small set-backs in the irrigation off season but they can be major back-breakers if found during your crop's peak water requirement. So with that in mind below is a center pivot irrigation check-list to help with preventative maintenance on your farm... Hopefully this list helps prevent your farm from costly cures in the future!We are a Valley dealer located in Hartsville, SC and would like to hear from you! If you need assistance or have any questions please contact us @ Carolina Irrigation Solutions 319 Tema Road Hartsville, SC 29550 mailto:Valley@carolinairrigation. com (843) 917-0198 843) 917-0198 website: http://carolinairrigation...

    Categories: Irrigation

    Irrigation Frustration?

    By Carolina Irrigation Solutions

    Published Oct 9, 2019

    Do you have mixed feelings about technology? I do. Some technology takes our time, isolates us, and numbs our brains. Then there is technology that makes life more efficient, brings more information to you, and improves your quality of life... Do you ever have a hard time explaining technical or mechanical problems to your irrigation dealer? This is another area where Agsense helps... If you have any questions, or have or need center-pivot irrigation gives us a call, and we have a solution that keeps you informed, improves your quality of life, and makes your farm more efficient!...

    Categories: Corn, Irrigation, Precision Ag

    Why is soil salinization a problem?

    By Darren Chan

    Published Aug 21, 2019

    What’s Soil SalinizationSoil salinization is one of the most vital soil problems for agricultural production... In these areas where plant growth requires irrigation, the Evaporation and transpiration process leaves salt in the soil... Why Does Soil Salinization OccurSeveral factors contribute to an increase in the amount of salt in the soil:Irrigation Water Quality & VolumeThe total amount of dissolved salt in irrigated water and its composition affects soil salt content. The more water you irrigate, the salinity of the soil will be close to the salt concentration of the irrigation water... Control irrigation water volumeApply minimal levels of irrigation water volume and keep the well-drained soil condition...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Wheat

    The best biocontrol agent trichoderma harzianum

    By Darren Chan

    Published Jul 22, 2019

    What’s Trichoderma Harzianum ?Trichoderma harzianum fungi that are present in nearly all soils. It readily colonizes plant roots and rhizosphere competent able to grow on roots as they develop. Trichoderma has quicker growth rate, and highly adaptation in bad soil condition. It is usually used for foliar application, seed treatment and soil treatment for suppression of various disease causing fungal pathogens... Application Mode: Foliar sprays, pre-planting applications to seed, post-pruning treatments, incorporation in the soil during seeding or transplant, watering by irrigation or applied as a root drench or dip...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Wheat

    A Farming Productivity Tool for the New Year

    By AgFuse Administrator

    Published Jan 9, 2019

    Farming is such a unique occupation because the intensity of our work oscillates with the seasons. For most farmers, winter marks a time for some rest and reflection--and a new year ushers in new hope... I want to have X amount of acres under irrigation... Are any of the three-year or one-year objectives supporting a long-term objective? For example, if your ten-year objective is to have one-thousand acres under irrigation on your farm and your one-year objective is to install one-hundred acres worth of irrigation, then you have a milestone along the way to achieving your larger, long-term vision... For example, you may not identify a daily habit that’s related to your objective of having one-thousand acres under irrigation, but maintaining a clean fleet of equipment could be as easy as making end-of-day equipment cleanup a habit...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Specialty/Vegetable

    5 reasons to choose chitosan oligosaccharide in organic agriculture

    By Darren Chan

    Published Jan 22, 2019

    In the application of agricultural production, chitosan oligosaccharides not only make crops grow better and robust, but also has obvious effects in stress resistance and pest resistance. Numerous studies have shown that chitosan oligosaccharides can induce broad-spectrum resistance, enhance the plant’s own defense ability, inhibit the growth of a variety of plant pathogenic microorganisms, and it is non-toxic and can be microbial degradation, and will not pollute the environment. This makes it an important role in agricultural production as a new type of green production. 1. Inducing the production of plant resistance proteinsChitosan oligosaccharides and their derivatives can induce plants to produce resistance proteins against pathogens...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Organic

    What’s root knot nematode?

    By Darren Chan

    Published May 7, 2019

    Root-knot nematodes are one of the three most economically damaging genera of plant-parasitic nematodes on horticultural and field crops. Root-knot nematodes are very small and they parasitic the roots of thousands of plant species, including monocotyledonous and dicotyledonous, herbaceous and woody plants. They dwell in the soil, attack the roots of the plant to extract water and nutrients. As a result, large galls or “knots” can form throughout the root systems of infected plants. They will bring a lot of damage to plants...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Specialty/Vegetable

    Trichoderma harzianum effects on control soil pathogens

    By Darren Chan

    Published Mar 25, 2019

    Here we would like to introduce trichoderma‘s effect on control soil pathogens. Trichoderma grows on the surface of roots, where it provides disease control and enhances root growth. Its spores survive in the soil, but the food it lives on is mostly secreted from the root surface. Since the fungus multiplies on its own, it is different from seed-applied fungicides. First, only a little needs to be applied because it will grow to continually cover the roots...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Marketing

    What’s the Crumb structure in soil?

    By Darren Chan

    Published Jul 4, 2018

    First of all,let us understand the soil structureThe soil is a porous system. It consists of solid,liquid and gas three-phase substances. The solid material in the soil includes both mineral and organic matter. The liquid part refers to the moisture of the soil,which is preserved and moved between the pores of the soil and is the most active part of the soil. The gas part refers to the air of the soil and it is filled with pores that are not occupied by moisture...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Specialty/Vegetable

    Benefits of humic acid in agriculture

    By Darren Chan

    Published Jun 24, 2019

    Humic acid is a mixture of natural organic macromolecular compounds, which exists in all soils, plants and animals,and have been widely used in agricultural production in recent years due to their unique physiological functions. Features of using Humic acidImproved soil structure, prevents high water and nutrient losses in bad soils. Regulates the pH-value of soils. Enhances plant’s nature resistance against diseases and pests. Stimulates root growth, and improves the plant’s uptake of nutrients and water...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Irrigation, Organic

  • Posted By Irrigation
    Feb 18

    https://www.farmprogress.com/irrigation-systems/moisture-sensors-useful-irrigation-scheduling-tool

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    Jan 21

    https://www.farmprogress.com/water/farmers-adoption-irrigation-tools-will-increase-efficiencies

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    Jan 17

    https://blog-crop-news.extension.umn.edu/2020/01/is-etgage-effective-tool-for-irrigation.html

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    Dec 30, 2019

    https://www.no-tillfarmer.com/articles/9383-how-manure-irrigation-and-mineralogy-affect-soil-potassium-availability

    Posted By Irrigation
    Dec 26, 2019

    https://agfuse.com/article/irrigation-frustration

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    Dec 13, 2019

    https://www.agriculture.com/machinery/tillage/cut-tillage-to-cut-water

    Posted By Irrigation
    Dec 6, 2019

    https://blog.agroop.net/en/blog/2019/11/28/4-benefits-of-precision-irrigation/

    Posted By Irrigation
    Dec 4, 2019

    https://www.agriculture.com/machinery/irrigation-equipment/integrating-irrigation-tech

    Posted By Irrigation
    Nov 20, 2019

    https://www.cottonfarming.com/production-2/study-suggests-growth-stage-based-irrigation-strategies-for-higher-yields/

    Posted By Sam Baker
    Feb 22

    Here is a piece about innovative companies creating new solutions for farmers. Great read!

    https://medium.com/the-green-light/tech-companies-are-leading-the-future-of-agriculture-30b7aee060a6