Farming and the carbon economy
George Oamek
Spring 2023


The Irrigation Association, Fairfax, Virginia, opens its annual Smart Water Application Technologies awards program May 31.
The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Michael and Chantell Sackett in the case of Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency.
The House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee proposed a bill cutting USDA funding by more than $9 billion below 2023 levels.  
The Irrigation Association is excited to announce that Nathan Bowen has been promoted to advocacy and public affairs vice president.
Colorado farmers and ranchers can now independently repair their equipment due to the Consumer Right to Repair Agriculture Equipment Act. 
This May the Fourth, it’s worth taking a moment to reflect and consider how irrigation might look in galaxies far, far away.


Franklin Electric
Franklin Electric's array of pumping solutions is engineered to handle the most demanding applications, from deep-set vertical lineshaft turbines delivering 2,500 feet of head – to turbines moving 35,000 gallons per minute.
Onset Computer Corporation
A reliable HOBO weather station with powerful HOBOnet wireless sensors delivers accurate environmental conditions information.
Rain Bird
The S5 Pressure Compensating Heavywall Dripline features Smart Spacing, which allows growers to deliver water directly to the root zone of the plants and not the areas in between.

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