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Four Important Ways Precision Technology Is Impacting Irrigation

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Water management is becoming an increasing concern in agriculture, whether that’s dealing with too much or too little water. This is highlighted by recent events such as last year’s drought in California, flooding in Southern Texas, and depleting aquifers, such as the Ogallala that lies beneath several Midwestern states.
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RDO Water Names Frank Garcia Account Manager in Salinas

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A native of King City, Frank Garcia has nearly 20 years of agriculture and irrigation experience
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Preventing Rodents in Drip-Irrigated Strawberry Fields

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Rodents are a major concern for all strawberry growers, including those with drip irrigation systems. Pests like pocket gophers, moles, squirrels, and voles, when not properly managed, eat the plants and fruit, causing crop damage and yield loss.
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3 Ways Technology is Impacting Irrigation

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In a sense, agriculture technology is encouraging farmers to be micromanagers.
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MVI Celebrates 25 Years of Irrigation Solutions and Support

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25 years ago, Bobby Kempenich had an idea. An idea to launch a business that combined his knowledge of irrigation equipment, a partnership with a local farming operation, and his passion to deliver the best service to farmers.
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The Central Coast Ag Order Changed – What You Need to Know

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Since 2012, the Central Coast Water Board has required all growers participate in the Agriculture Order (Ag Order R3-2012-0011) or risk penalties of up to a $10,000 fine, per day until the operation is in compliance.
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10 Rodent Control Tips For Drip and Subsurface Drip Irrigation

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As they are for all growers, rodents are a major concern for those with drip and SDI systems. Pests like mice, voles, and gophers, when not properly managed, cause yield loss and crop damage. The good news is drip and SDI systems have several unique aspects and natural defenses for efficient and effective rodent management.
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Why It’s Important to Celebrate Ag Day Every Day

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If you ask students where their food comes from, many will say, “From the grocery store.” Frankly, that concerns me. Far too many people are unaware of the role of California agriculture in their daily lives and what it takes to have food on their dinner tables.
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2017 Ag Order Central Coast Requirement Changes

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Since 2012, the Central Coast Water Board has required all growers’ participation in the Agricultural Order. Recently, they announced their requirement changes for 2017.
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Tools, Technology Featured at Southwest Ag Summit

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RDO Water to host live demo and panel discussion at 2017 Southwest Ag Summit
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