What is farmer-led Irrigation? What is it all about?

June 26, 2019

One of the major challenges small-scale farmers face is lack of water. With the current unpredictable rainfall and an increase in natural disasters, this problem is only getting exacerbated. This is where farmer-led irrigation comes in. Ideally, it is a cost-effective agricultural water management solution. It is a revolution in progress that has the capability to feed the growing population, reduce global poverty and improve nutrition. Scal... Continue Reading


Plant blindness is actually a problem

May 28, 2019

As brands intertwine themselves with our daily lives, there is a phenomenon occurring that may be a concern. Plant blindness is the inability for many millennials to identify at least 10 plants native to their countries even though they can recognize tens if not hundreds of corporate logos unmistakably. As your chosen Tulsa irrigation systems experts, we thought we would shed some light on this emerging problem that a few years ago was not even r... Continue Reading


Irrigation systems and backflow preventers

March 02, 2019

Your irrigation system is a vital component of your own health. It is therefore, necessary to ensure that you have a backflow preventer installed in it. Backflow preventers are devices installed into a pipe that allow water to flow in one direction. They also prevent water from flowing in the opposite direction. Due to pressure changes in the water pipes, the water can flow backward and seep back into the main water supply. That is where the b... Continue Reading


Choosing the Right Sprinklers for your Irrigation project

February 13, 2019

Choosing the right sprinklers for your irrigation can be difficult with so many Tulsa sprinkler options and several factors to consider. This article is designed to give you a guide to on the various factors you should put into consideration when choosing the best sprinkler for your irrigation project. The classification of sprinklers is based on the method they use to distribute water and there are two types of sprinklers; Spray type sprinkle... Continue Reading


Conventional and modern methods of irrigation

December 07, 2018

Conventional methods of irrigation date back to 6th millennium BCE. This was done to allow crops to receive water throughout the planting season. Surface irrigation is the oldest method of irrigation. The water is directed to move across the surface of a field in order to wet it. After the field is flooded and the soil infiltrated, the remaining water is drained. This method of irrigation uses up a lot of water but is cheap as only gravity is re... Continue Reading


How to Control Evaporation during Sprinkler Irrigation

May 15, 2018

Although sprinkler irrigation is one of the most popular methods of watering plants, 30 to 50 percent of the water used is lost via factors such as evaporation. This loss negatively affects the effectiveness of this irrigation method by increasing amount of water required. Here are some factors that can help in reducing evaporation for irrigation systems Tulsa; Avoid tall risers The evaporation of water during sprinkler irrigation... Continue Reading


Trends that are changing the landscape in smart farming

January 24, 2018

If you are a smart producer, then you know how important it is to be on top of all the developments in your field. It is one of the ways that farmers are able to stay competitive. One of the main trends to have taken over smart farming is unprecedented mechanization, and not just for Tulsa irrigation systems, but countrywide. Given there was always some sort of tech applied to irrigation farming, the scope of things has become much larger th... Continue Reading


How to get the best out of your pivot irrigation system

December 03, 2017

If your Tulsa sprinkler system works on a pivot, then you are always looking to make sure that the ideal amount of water is used. The thing about irrigation is that most people do not realize when they are using too much of one resource and too little of another. To get the best yields, you are going to need to make adjustments and tinker around with what you have at your disposal. Let’s take a look at how you can achieve maximum pivot op... Continue Reading

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