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Weather Can Make or Break a Crop: Rely on Drip-Well

July 3rd, 2018 | Posted by Drip-Well

When it comes to caring for our crops, we all want to do whatever we can to ensure that they grow. To keep them healthy, we depend on technology and Mother Nature to work together to give crops the water they need to thrive. The only problem is that the weather does not always do… Read more »

Nebraska Family Lands in the Smithsonian’s American Enterprise Exhibit

June 5th, 2018 | Posted by Drip-Well

Several years ago, the Corn Farmer Coalition, better known as the CFC, decided that it wanted to do something to improve its image among the many policy makers who live and work in Washington, D.C. So it started using aggressive advertising campaigns to let those policy makers know about the value of corn farming and… Read more »

Drip-Well Supports FFA

April 20th, 2018 | Posted by Drip-Well

It would appear as though the next generation of young agricultural producers and businesspeople in the state of Nebraska is going to be a strong one. The Nebraska FFA Association, which is an organization that has been encouraging young people to enroll in agricultural education classes for almost 100 years now, held its 90th annual… Read more »

Fast Facts About Nebraska’s Agriculture Industry

December 5th, 2017 | Posted by Drip-Well

It’s no secret that Nebraska’s farms form the cornerstone of our great state’s economy. Agriculture has been an essential part of Nebraska’s DNA for generations, and that isn’t going to change anytime soon. But farming doesn’t just have an impact on us here at home; nutritious food grown in Nebraska can be found in homes… Read more »

How to Flush the Automatic Valve in Your Drip-Well System

October 5th, 2017 | Posted by Drip-Well

You rely on your Drip-Well System to keep your deep-well turbine pump properly lubricated and fully functional. Every now and then, however, you may notice the automatic valve in your Drip-Well system becoming sluggish and ineffective. Typically, this happens when the valve is contaminated by oil residue, dirt or condensation. It’s important to remedy the… Read more »

New Technique Uses Electricity to Map Soil Types

July 21st, 2017 | Posted by Drip-Well

Farms rely on soil maps to ascertain the condition of their fields, and determine what areas need additional irrigation and fertilizer. Conventional soil mapping techniques involve collecting and testing individual soil core samples, which can be costly and time consuming. Recently, however, an assistant professor in the Department of Geology at the University at Buffalo… Read more »

Satellite Navigation Signals are Helping Farmers Save Water

May 25th, 2017 | Posted by Drip-Well

Water conservation is an issue that everyone should be aware of, but farmers must be particularly mindful of their water consumption due to important practical concerns. Outside of incurring additional costs by being wasteful with water, farmers can also deplete the amount of fresh surface water that is available for future years if they’re not… Read more »