November 30, 2016

How You Can Water Plants Based On Basket Weight

The Oasis from Control Dekk is designed to reduce water use by giving baskets the exact amount of water they need.

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October 4, 2016

Altman Plants Saves Millions Of Gallons Of Water Through Recycling Program

Altman has saved more than 100 million gallons of water through its on-site water recycling program.

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Dosatron Injector On Boom

August 16, 2016

Why You Should Add An Injector To Your Boom System

An injector automates the process of applying plant additives and chemicals, reduces the amounts used with consistent results, shrinks labor costs associated with traditional spraying methods, and minimizes human exposure to treated areas.

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ProDrain (HortiMax)

August 8, 2016

New Irrigation Technology Helps You Maximize Your Water Use

From microsprinklers to nozzles to pressure regulators, irrigation suppliers are focused on helping growers save water and control the flow of their irrigation systems. Here’s a look at some of their latest offerings.

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July 30, 2016

Select The Right Filter For Ebb-And-Flood Irrigation

This article is the fourth in a series of case studies designed to help growers Reduce, Remediate, and Recycle irrigation water as part of a multi-state research grant.

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WaterPulse feature

May 16, 2016

Scale Back On Water And Reduce Labor With Capillary Mats

Capillary mats allow growers and retailers up to 70% water savings compared to time consuming hand watering.

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March 5, 2016

Prevent The Spread Of Disease In Irrigation Water

Water-mold pathogens cause significant crop losses and reduce floriculture crop quality. Take measures in your greenhouse to prevent the spread of diseases like Phytophthora and Pythium.

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English lavender in field

January 13, 2016

Manage Soil Moisture For Proper Irrigation Of English Lavender

One challenge with growing English lavender is managing soil moisture. Researchers find out how much drought ‘Hidcote’ and ‘Munstead’ lavenders can tolerate.

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Dosatron High Flow Series feature image

January 8, 2016

3 Products To Improve Irrigation Efficiency

From sprinklers to fertigation to mats, these offerings from leading irrigation companies are designed to help growers reduce water use.

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University of Florida Plant Irrigation System

November 13, 2015

New Automated Irrigation Technology Could Help Nurseries Save Water And Money

Researchers at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, along with an automation technology company, have developed a web-based irrigation system that saved 21 percent in water use without reducing growth of container-grown landscape plants.

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January 22, 2014

The Top 6 Reasons To Implement A Water Treatment Program For Irrigation Water

As the horticulture industry becomes more focused and attuned towards Best Management Practices, it has become all the more important for growers to take a good hard look at irrigation water quality. Water treatment strategies are more frequently involved today than ever before in Best Management Practices. Implementing a strategic water program can assist in growing healthier plants and lowering the overall cost of operation while abiding by Best Management Practices. Though there are multiple reasons and benefits why irrigation water treatment is important to a successful and responsible growing operation, there are key benefits to justify such a program. Depending on the requirements of a greenhouse/nursery, those reasons can vary in importance. Here are the top six reasons for implementation of a water treatment program, not in any relevant order. 1. Biofilm In Irrigation Lines Can Cause Nutritional Deficiency Biofilm is made up of various microbes both pathogenic and […]

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December 11, 2013

Dramm Offers Stainless Steel, Corrosion-Free Nozzle For The Autofog

Dramm is now offering a stainless steel nozzle that can be used for all versions of the Autofog chemical applicator.

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