Center for Irrigation Technology Launches New Irrigation Scheduling Software to Assist Irrigation Districts

The Center for Irrigation Technology at Fresno State developed an online software to assist multiple audiences in planning their irrigation schedule. WATERIGHT is designed to be a multi-function, educational resource for irrigation water management.  The site is designed for three audiences: homeowners, commercial turf growers, agriculture and now irrigation districts! This new page provides a…

Interested in Sorghum Production & Pump Efficiency?

Sorghum Production and Pump Efficiency in California The Center for Irrigation Technology is hosting a seminar for farmers on sorghum production and pump efficiency in California. Speakers will present at different locations covering three counties in the Central Valley. We have been growing sorghum on the Fresno State farm, and our intent is to explain…

Land Subsidence in the San Joaquin Valley

The California Department of Water Resources and the Water Education Foundation highlighted an array of technologies available for subsidence measurement and monitoring, including information and technical support being provided by DWR.  Going forward, groundwater sustainability agencies must address managing subsidence in their management plans pursuant to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. The briefing was held…

Join our Water Team!

The Special Programs and Jordan College of Agricultural Science Technology each have a job opening available. Special Programs, Associate Vice President for Water and Sustainability position and a Director/Research – Center for Irrigation Technology (Administrator I) position. For more information regarding the Associate Vice President for Water and Sustainability job opening click here! For more…

Hear what growers had to say about management of agriculture, energy and water use!

Current practices by growers reveal a distinct interest in using technology to solve irrigation efficiency issues and to make energy‐conserving improvements. However, industry professionals who are involved with technology products for soil monitoring and control are aware of the misuse and the poor performance that some growers are receiving from the technology’s implementation. The goals…

June ICWT Newsletter

Field testing with the world’s first latching AC solenoid valve for center pivots and well maintenance and rehabilitation are the topics for the June 15 Water Cluster Meeting.               Click here to read more… Click here to register! <style type=”text/css”> .wpb_animate_when_almost_visible { opacity: 1; }</style> Also in this issue: Central Valley…

February ICWT Newsletter

Valves-automation with fluidic-signals transmitted through existing water pipelines and the basics of Enterprises Resources Planning are the topics for the March 16 Cluster Meeting. Click here to read more… Click here to register! Also in this issue: Resources & opportunities to empower youth Water Stress & a Changing SJV event March 7 in Clovis Working…