Substrate growing is a term you hear a lot these days, but what does growing in substrate actually mean? Your science book would describe substrate as the surface or material from which an organism lives, grows or obtains nourishment.
In a discussion about any irrigation system, it is common to hear terms such as pump curve, system curve, and Variable Frequency Drive (VFD).
From Orange County and San Diego, through Oxnard and Santa Maria, and all the way up to Watsonville; strawberries have been grown on the coast for as long as I can remember.
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As technology in agriculture continues to grow, so do the electrical components within the modern irrigation system. With so many aspects of the irrigation process
As conventional growing moves to automated fertilizer injection or fertigation, it is important to plan and account for system maintenance to ensure proper nutrient delivery.
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Irrigation technology is expanding at a rapid pace, and to keep your customers informed, your knowledge of irrigation technology needs to grow too. There are
IDC’s very own Jon Topham plays an important role in this video. Irrigation 20/20 is a dialogue with industry leaders to discuss the irrigation industry’s
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