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Karnataka is among the top three sugarcane producers in the country next only to Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra. Sugarcane is cultivated on nearly 5.2 lakh hectares of land in Karnataka. 168 more words


Solar water pumps boost household micro-irrigation

Photo credit: IWMI

Farmer Jambo in Meki (Photo: Desalegne Tadesse)

The case of Ethiopia’s Rift Valley Region

Agriculture in the Rift Valley Region of Ethiopia is overwhelmingly rain-fed. 269 more words


To use city wastewater for crop irrigation

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One of the 4 workers of farmer Bablu Jana irrigates a fresh batch of celery
on a patch of his 17 katha land using water from the adjacent lake of land near the busy EM Bypass road of Calcutta, India. 497 more words


Drip Irrigation–A Smart Choice

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Consider Drip Irrigation.
Studies show that drip irrigation systems use 30 – 50% less water than conventional watering methods, such as sprinklers. 380 more words

Sprinkler System

Running Water, Together

From a centuries-old “gentle art” to a modern form of water collective, these irrigators function almost like family.

By Steve Knopper, excerpts from an originally published piece in the  1,337 more words

Water Supply

Update: Plant Health News (04 May 16)

Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including whiteflies affecting melon in Honduras, a new irrigation project in Shire Valley, Malawi and rain and Citrus Greening affecting lime in Mexico. 176 more words