New technologies in irrigation helping tackle challenges

May 02, 2019

The world’s population is growing at a pace unprecedented in the history of humanity. Of course, this just goes to show how far we have come as a race to the point we are at. While it is encouraging to see the human race thrive better than ever before, it also raises concerns when it comes to resources. Our planet is straining to provide resources for our enormous numbers. Food and water are two of the main resources that researchers say... 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

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