Irrigation

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Name: Irrigation
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 46 mins ago - 3 reports

Pot-state senators seek uniform US guidelines

AdvertisementSEATTLE — Spurred by the recent Interior Department decision to block the use of federal irrigation water to cultivate marijuana, the four U.S. senators from Washington and Colorado want the White House to direct federal agencies to adopt ... [Published Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - 8 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Reverse osmosis to purify fracking water at Gloucester

AGL have announced their intention to invest in a new desalinationplant, which will purify water from the Gloucester gas project.The plant has been proposed to use reverse-osmosis as theprimary water treatment process for saline waste water produced by ... [Published Ferret.com.au - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

EPA releases WaterSense Professional Certification Program Labeling System (program labeling system)

Professional Certification ProgramsEPA sets standard guidelines for any professional certifying organization (PCO) wishing to obtain the WaterSense label for a certification program. The WaterSense Professional Certification Program Labeling System (PDF) ... [Published Environmental Protection Agency - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Chavan hints at giving ally NCP some more seats

MUMBAI: Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan indicated on Tuesday that the Congress may give the NCP a few more seats than it had contested in the last election but would not agree to the 50:50 seat-sharing formula demanded by the ally.Speaking to a select ... [Published Times of India - 4 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

North of the River to modify spray park schedule

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - In a release Tuesday, North of the River Recreation and Park District said it will be modifying the irrigation schedule for its parks as well as adjusting the schedules of the eight water spray parks within the district.The following ... [Published TurnTo23.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Mandatory water regulations go into effect early

SACRAMENTO, CA -- Mandatory water restrictions that were supposed to take effect August 1, has taken effect Tuesday, according to the State Water Resources Board. After getting an emergency approval, the water board decided to do enforcement earlier than ... [Published KGet - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

IA to Talk Efficient Irrigation Strategies During Webinar

The Irrigation Association is hosting its next webinar in its Smart Irrigation Month: Bringing Water to Life Webinar Series .On Thursday, July 31 from 2-3 p.m. EST, industry professionals will be joining the webinar, Promoting Efficient Irrigation: Strategies ... [Published Total Landscape Care - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Privatization - Peru - Humala pledges US$3bn in irrigation projects in 2011-2016

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has promised to invest 8.6bn soles (US$3.07bn) in his administration to expand irrigation across the country.Award-winning and trusted the world over, Business News Americas is the only English and Spanish business intelligence ... [Published Business News Americas - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 7 reports

Past Cong Govts Ruined Irrigation, Says Babu

HYDERABAD: Alleging that the previous Congress governments in the state ruined the irrigation sector for bribes and commissions, Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu said he will soon prioritise all the ongoing irrigation projects across ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Sindh High Court orders inquiry into water theft

A division bench of SHC headed by Justice Muneeb Akhtar was hearing a petition filed by veteran politician Zafar Ali Shah and others who moved the court against provincial Irrigation department for its failure in providing tail-ender growers with water ... [Published Frontier Post - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 4 reports

Unlocking the north's potential

THE WA Government will investigate water and land resources, alternative land tenure options and approvals resolution on pastoral stations in an effort to unlock potential for food production in the north.The $40 million Water for Food initiative, announced ... [Published Farm Weekly - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Kenya to buy 1,500 tractors from Brazil

AGRICULTURE Secretary Felix Koskei has said plans are underway to import more than 1,500 tractors from Brazil.The tractors will be sold to farmers at subsidised prices.Koskei said Kenya has signed a deal with Brazil that will see the tractors imported ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: farmer, Kenya, Brazil, Irrigation

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...to Rs 30/kg in the month of June because of the government’s Market Intervention Programme, intended to control prices of onions, it is sold at ` "24 per kg and during specific timings everyday it is sold at Rs  21/kg."
The bill defines idle or unproductive lands as "all lands, including private individual and corporate lands, and lands covered by the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), which are unutilized or underutilized for agricultural, fisheries, agro-industrial production or any other purpose. They shall likewise cover public lands, government-owned properties, military reservations, alienable and disposable lands, in which case, the utilization shall be covered by short-term lease contracts for farmers or fisherfolks residing in the same barangay as said lands."
"I look forward to building on the success that the FFA program and Mr. Wynn had this year with the garden and look forward to the possibility of expanding the garden for the upcoming year. I once again want to thank Mr. Wynn for his vision on this project and all the hard work he put in through this spring and summer on the community garden" Priest said
"This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute."

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Among meats, beef has a beefy environmental foo... [Published Ars Technica - 8 hours ago]
Andreas Beer When people talk about reducing their “carbon footprint,” transportation and energy use in the home usually get all the attention. Diet deserves to be a part of that conversation, too, however. The global agricultural system is complex, ...
GEARing technology for developing markets [Published MIT News feed - 14 hours ago]
Several years ago, as a graduate student at MIT, Amos Winter spent a summer in Tanzania surveying wheelchair technology. What he found was a disconnect between products and the lives of their customers. “You had normal wheelchairs that worked fine indoors ...
Feeding a Growing Human Population with Existin... [Published Ecology Global Network - Jul 28 2014]
Courtesy of University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment Feeding a growing human population without increasing stresses on Earth’s strained land and water resources may seem like an impossible challenge. But according to a new report by researchers ...
Secret Spraying? House Votes on Bill Tonight To... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jul 28 2014]
Mae Wu, Program Attorney, Washington, DC The House of Representatives is poised to vote on a bill tonight to eliminate the Clean Water Act protections for waterways that are being sprayed with pesticides. Since 2011, anyone who plans to apply a pesticide ...
Pacific Ethanol Awarded $3 Million Grant to Sup... [Published American Fuels - Jul 28 2014]
Pacific Ethanol, Inc. announced it was awarded a $3 million matching grant from the California Energy Commission to develop a sorghum feedstock program collaboratively with Chromatin, Inc., CSU Fresno's Center for Irrigation Technology and the Kearney ...
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