It has never been easy to be a farmer and facing up to the obstacles and the challenges has always been part and parcel of the vocation. The competition, the fresh water resources, land/soil degrad...

The drip or trickle method is used on approximately half of the irrigated land in Spain with a similar proportion in India, China and the United States. This proportion is only surpassed by Israel ...

Irrigation booms for hose reel irrigation machines, an alternative to sprinkler guns (rainguns) for the hosereels, a developing market in Europe and an opportunity to adapt existing and new hoseree...

The fertigation and pH adjustment techniques developed for protected (greenhouse) crops are becoming increasingly suitable for agricultural field crops (Fruit trees/vineyards/market gardening).

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The truffle is an ectomycorrhizal fungus, which is hypogeous and edible, living in symbiosis with the roots of certain species of trees and shrubs, such as the holm oak and common oak, among others...

A consortium of banana producers started operations in Ghana with a pilot area to evaluate the development of plantations in that region. After the second harvest, the drip systems’ productivity ...

Center-pivot irrigation consists of a self-driven watering device that irrigates grasslands  and other crops. It is different from other devices insofar as it operates in a circle  or in ...

One of the mostsignificantdevelopments in treecrop horticulture in the last 30 years has been the move to intensive plantings, wheretreessuch as pome and stone fruit, avocados, mangoes, olives and ...

If you are introducing yourself into the world of blueberries world and trying to understand the basic concepts of this crop or if you want to learn how to make blueberries profitable, then read on...

Saving on water has become a major challenge for many production regions, both in France and a number of other countries. The climatologists predict that the temperature of the planet will increase...

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