irrigation

Planet Forward
In mid-September 2017, nine students from seven universities traveled to the middle of the country and met in Lincoln, Nebraska, to begin the journey to the southwestern corner of the state. We were seeking stories about the environment, science,... Read More
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
The Ogallala Aquifer is the life source for farming in the High Plains of the United States, but its water levels are in a dangerous state
George Washington University
How can you farm in a drought?
Planet Forward/GWU
ZANZIBAR, Tanzania - Meet the farmers of Umwamwema, a subsistence farming collective that is using simple innovations to change their fortunes.
The National Water System would produce infrastructure and operate services to enable universal irrigation. This would enable conversion of vast underused land area into productive farms. It would also end the effects of drought and flood. The... Read More
IFFC LLC
I have invented a way to lower to cost of installing the wiring for intelligent irrigation systems. Currently, the wire pair is run separately from the plastic irrigation pipe. I propose to embed the wire pair in the plastic pipe. This should lower... Read More
Bonneville Power Administration (Department of Energy)
Many irrigation systems in the United States are outdated, so they use up more water than they need. These farmers in Oregon took advantage of financial incentives to retrofit their decades-old irrigation system, making their farm more efficient... Read More