NYSSA, Ore. — For decades, three generations of Barlows irrigated their 1,000-acre Barlow Farms the same way: flood and furrow. Water entered from the Owyhee Irrigation District’s canals, then…

The Coachella Valley Water District faces hefty challenges each day: providing water for more than 1,200 ag customers on 65,000 acres in a desert environment.

COOS COUNTY, Ore. — For more than 100 years, farmers and ranchers on the Oregon coast have installed tidegates to turn estuaries into farmland, inadvertently cutting off young salmon and other…

Mike Tobin, manager of the North Yakima Conservation District, works with ranchers throughout the area, including a recent project along Ahtanum Creek.

In an irrigation trial that lasted several years, strawberry and blackberry crops in Northern California were given different amounts of water to determine how to maximize water use efficiency…

STAYTON, Ore. — Rebecca McCoun, like most watershed council leaders, walks a thin line between environmental and agricultural concerns. In 2018, that walk became increasingly important as the …

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Todd Jarvis, director of Oregon State University’s Institute for Water and Watersheds, got his first introduction to water issues at 8 years old when he visited a hot springs.

As water costs keep going up, growers are learning to adapt by becoming much more efficient with water use, and working with ag scientists to come up with innovative irrigation methods, includ…

POLK COUNTY, Ore. — Since 1947, John Auer’s family has been farming the land along Jont Creek, a tributary of the Luckiamute River near the rural community of Airlie. Little did they know thei…

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Please thank these Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association members for their support of the organization and this year's conference.

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The Idaho Irrigation Equipment Show & Conference will showcase the latest information in the irrigation industry. The free event is Thursday, Jan. 10, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Nampa…

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Kendall Rolfe, Rain For Rent Idaho Falls branch, will preside over the Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association’s General Membership Meeting on Jan. 9 before ending his term as president of the …