Increased yields sometimes pay cost of upgrades, experts say.
Travis Youngberg replaced flood irrigation with sprinklers, saving water and increasing the yield on
Nick Puhl can check water, soil and weather conditions during the growing season at a website that g
The Long Tom Watershed Council gathered funds for a project that paid to replace the culverts with a
To provide water for the nation’s 8.5 million people and the farms that grow their food, Israelis have developed a national infrastructure to manage the resource.
Woodburn Nursery is recycling 60 to 70 percent of the water it uses.
Kirk Vickery of Emmett, Idaho, grows a variety of crops using a drip system buried 8 inches in the ground.
Jed Heaton and his crew have installed watering systems in Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Wyoming and Oregon.
More hop growers are earning Salmon-Safe certifications.
The technical group has been working with landowners to replant trees after the salvage logging.
Correcting the problem required consolidation of nine irrigation diversions — involving four landowners — into one central diversion that included a fish screen.