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Nix spaghetti connectors

Spaghetti connectors are routinely used to transfer water from a drip line to a plant several inches away. These outwardly innocuous barbed fittings caused more, and bigger, leaks than anything else in our drip irrigation. 507 more words


Sprinkler Winterization - Dr. Sprinkler Repair, Sparks, NV - (775) 387-0519

Summer and is winding down, and the cold winter months are on their way! Don’t let your sprinkler system fall victim to freezing temperatures and harsh snow. 40 more words


Modesto - August 18, 2015

I drove a loop in the Modesto area today to get sense of the San Joaquin (“SJ”) Valley, the southern half of the great California Central Valley. 1,048 more words


A Happy Dance --- Thursday, August 27, 2015

It’s raining here!

Real rain!

Terry is out changing the irrigation water…not me.  I’m sitting here, dry, and talking to you. :)

I know…I’m a fair weather irrigator!   116 more words

Life On A Colorado Farm

nnyadp research report: tile drainage benefits farms and environment

A Northern New York Agricultural Development Program project report encourages farmers to consider the benefits of tile drainage to both crop production and environmental stewardship. The research is especially timely as farms face changes to the environmental standards they are required to meet and at a time when federal and state funding is available for installing the tile drainage. 505 more words

Essays & Articles

Sprinkler Winterization - Call in the fall for a greener spring! Dr. Sprinkler Repair, Sparks, NV – (775) 387-0519

Sparks’ cold winter months are approaching quickly – that means that your sprinklers are in serious danger! Sprinkler systems that are not prepped for freezing winter weather are prone to breaking, bursting, and just not working, so make winterizing (blowouts) your sprinklers a priority this fall. 62 more words