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What is Border Irrigation?

Border and Basin Irrigation are similar types of surface irrigation systems in as much as they both disperse a uniform sheet of water over the field. With Basin Irrigation, water is applied to a level field surrounded by dykes that make the water “pond” for a while. Border Irrigation, on the other hand, involves a […]

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How to Prime an Irrigation Pump

One of the best ways of ensuring the growth of healthy plants and vegetables is to ensure you use an appropriate irrigation method. Whether you are a home gardener or farmer, one of the most common ways of irrigating plants and crops is with the use of an irrigation pump. There are several different types […]

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What is Inundation Irrigation?

Inundation irrigation is one of the earliest and simplest forms of surface irrigation. It is still used today in many places around the world where technology is not readily available, and equipment cost is an important consideration. A Brief History of Irrigation The earliest traces of irrigation date back over 6,000 years to Mesopotamia, a […]

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What is Flood Irrigation?

Flood irrigation is one of the first-ever types of irrigation known to humankind. It describes a process where water is introduced to a plain or field and is allowed to soak into the soil in order to irrigate the plants planted there. It is still used in some parts of the world (particularly developing nations) […]

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NEW CONTROLLER, NEW DECODER FAMILY

DataSheetTWNGdecoderFamily3aNEW CONTROLLER, NEW DECODER FAMILY The TW-4 irrigation controller and TW/NG-1 decoder family were launched at the BTME 2022 exhibition in Harrogate Yorkshire. The TW-4 follows on from the successful TW-3 and offers a host of modern features 127 2wire valve decoders and 127 remote wireless decoders (using LoRa), mixed together, as needed WiFi or […]

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A Look at Internet Irrigation Controllers and How They Work

Watering your garden or lawn can be something of a chore. The bigger the area you're watering, the more of a chore it becomes. It's why irrigation systems were designed. If you've already automated your garden watering it is probably one of your best time-saving achievements, especially during those hot summer months. That network of […]

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What is Furrow Irrigation?

Furrow irrigation comes under the umbrella term of "surface irrigation", which is one of the oldest methods of irrigation, stretching back at least 8,000 years and some of the techniques originally employed are still in use across the world today. The earliest recorded systems of irrigation go back to 6,000 BC in Egypt and Mesopotamia. […]

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