The supplemental irrigation of cotton has evolved over recent years. Flood irrigation has been replaced in many areas by Center Pivot irrigation to conserve water and provide higher uniformity for growing this essential fiber. Look to 3000 Series Pivot Products, Pressure Regulators and Control Valves for efficiency and effectiveness.
The 3TN Nozzle system for the 3000 Series offers quick change of flow or function. Couple this with the Accelerator, Orbitor, or Sprayhead depending on your needs.
Nelson Irrgation's wide range of sprinkler products helps the grower with their cotton irrigation and cotton irrigation management needs.
The Long Road to Cellulosic Ethanol
Cellulosic material like crop residue, grass, and trees has long been envisioned as the next stage feedstock for producing biofuels. It has taken longer than expected to develop technology to make it commercially feasible, but the first plants to use such material are now finally up and running.
Rumors of Dry Weather Could Sway Farmers to Grow More Corn
The USDA will release its annual Prospective Plantings report the end of March and corn could have a bullish story.
Who Killed the Finest Soybean Soil in the World?
Randy Dowdy says a gas line company is responsible for major topsoil losses on his record-breaking farmland.
Record Corn, Soybean Crops from Brazil to Weaken U.S. Exports
USDA and independent firms have released numbers that Brazil is harboring a record soybean and potentially record corn crop. These numbers could have the potential to change the structure of the markets in the U.S., according to Brian Basting of Advance Trading, Inc.
Tale of Two Tillage Systems
Strip-till and no-till can offer benefits; find out if they’re right for your farm