Growing Magazine - July, 2013

IRRIGATION & WATER MANAGEMENT

Product Focus: Irrigation & Water Management

Bauer North America

The Rainstar A3 features a three-speed adjustable V-belt transmission, speed-change gearbox with PTO winding system and two-wheel gun cart.

http://www.bauer-at.com, 630-750-3482

Berry Hill Irrigation

Drip irrigation kits are easy to install and simple to use. They include drip tape, fittings, main line, pressure reducer, filter, repair couplers and more.

http://www.berryhilldrip.com, 434-374-5555

BioPro Technologies

H3O+ attracts free water molecules and converts them into microscopic droplets. Helps minimize drought stress and reduce watering requirements.

http://www.ecologel.com/biopro.html, 863-619-9822

Brookdale Fruit Farm

A complete line of drip irrigation supplies from T-Tape and Aqua Traxx, Ram Tubing, Coverton Pro floating row cover, Kifco irrigation products and more. http://www.brookdalefruitfarm.com, 603-465-2240


Cadman Power

Over 30 standard models of hard hose travelers available, with inside diameters from 1.1 to 5 inches. They are designed for maximum performance and durability. http://www.cadmanpower.com, 519-688-2222


Dosatron International

The D8RE2 injector can easily inject fertilizers, pesticides and caustic chemicals accurately with a flow rate of 2.2 to 40 GPM and a pressure range of 2 to 110 PSI.

http://www.dosatronusa.com, 800-523-8499

Ecologel Solutions

Hydretain is moisture management technology that reduces plant watering requirements. Helps maximize yield, conserve water and reduce irrigation costs.

http://www.hydretain.com, 888-545-6307

Forestry Suppliers

Constructed of heavy-duty, UV-stabilized polyethylene, the TreeCOVEr provides continuous drip watering for trees to save time and encourage deep root growth.

http://www.forestry-suppliers.com,800-360-7788

Forsta Filters

Self-cleaning water filters require little maintenance, have a short cleaning cycle, waste very little flush water and are easy to install in new or existing systems.

http://www.forstafilters.com, 310-837-7177

Green-Safe-Solutions

BioWash/CropWash works at the cellular level of roots, increasing their ability to more efficiently absorb moisture and nutrients from the surrounding soil.

http://www.cropwash.com, 239-465-1890

Irrometer

The IRROmesh System is a solar-powered, wireless mesh network data collection system that automatically records soil moisture and other sensor data.

http://www.irrometer.com, 951-689-1701

Kennco Mfg.

Updated drip tape layers can be mounted on bedders or plastic mulch layers. An automatic brake system prevents overtravel and tangles during starts and stops.

http://www.kenncomfg.com, 813-645-2591

KZValve

Actuated valves have waterproof housings rated NEMA 6P to protect internal components from corrosion and actuators constructed with solid-state components.

http://www.kzvalve.com, 402-944-2767

Lechler

The one-piece FD nozzle is designed for liquid fertilizer application. It yields coarse to extremely coarse droplets across its recommended pressure range of 20 to 60 PSI.

http://www.lechlerusa.com, 800-777-2926

Line Blaster

Line Blaster removes blockages in all types of irrigation emitters. It penetrates and breaks up all the deposits that plug emitters. No flushing or labor involved.

http://www.lineblaster.com, 800-CHEM-911

Michigan Valley Irrigation

Specializing in the sales and service of Valley Irrigation equipment. Provides design and installation, maintenance, and updating and retrofitting services.

http://www.michiganvalleyirrigation.com, 989-673-6741

Micro Rain

Turbine-drive traveling sprinklers are available in sizes for 1 to 30 acres and feature automatic retraction at the speed you choose.

http://www.microrain.net, 800-373-9325

Nelson Irrigation

The 2000 Series Rotators have a new cap and body style that incorporates an impact-resistant cap and protected brake, as well as a tighter-fitting adapter.

http://www.nelsonirrigation.com, 509-525-7660

Netafim USA

Offers a flap system for drip irrigation. It has beveled edges and seats itself against the pipe wall, completely closing the dripper to keep soil and roots out.

http://www.netafimusa.com, 559-453-6800

OCMIS North America

Hard hose travelers come standard with a galvanized chassis and gun cart. They feature inner diameters from 1 to 5 inches and lengths from 300 to 2,500 feet.

http://www.allenintl.net/ocmis, 801-794-9774

Onset

The HOBO green roof monitoring system enables users to quickly and easily monitor conditions, measure stormwater runoff, improve irrigation scheduling and more.

http://www.onsetcomp.com, 508-759-9500

Orchard Valley Supply

Driplok is an economical drip line holder that can be installed in seconds. Built-in saddle prohibits water flow restriction.

http://www.orchardvalleysupply.com, 888-755-0098

Rain-Flo Irrigation

Hard hose water reels are a great way to water crops. Bauer and Kifco reels are available. Also offers drip tape, sprinklers and more.

http://www.rainfloirrigation.com, 717-445-3000

Ronk Electrical Industries

Provides power converters (single phase to three phase). The CP unit is specially designed for center pivot irrigation systems. Converters generate no harmonics.

http://www.ronkelectrical.com, 217-563-8333

Senninger Irrigation

Pressure regulators overcome pressure variations that can alter emitter flow or sprinkler uniformity. They are water-tested for accuracy and come in several models.

http://www.senninger.com, 407-877-5655

Spectrum Technologies

The WatchDog 1000 Series soil moisture station allows users to monitor, compare and evaluate soil moisture at multiple levels in the root zone with one station.

http://www.specmeters.com, 800-248-8873

Superior Aqua Enterprises

The Superior Aqua Agricultural System automatically injects copper ions into the irrigation system. As the ionized water circulates, scale and slime are removed.

http://www.superioraqua.com, 800-225-0119

Topcon Precision Agriculture

The System 210 helps improve surface drainage and irrigation efficiency. Dual-constellation GPS and GLONASS reception provides maximum accuracy.

http://www.topconpa.com, 925-245-8300

Trickl-Eez

Hydro PC drip line has a sensitive floating diaphragm that regulates a constant flow rate at variable inlet pressures. Great for sloping terrain or long run lengths.

http://www.trickl-eez.com, 269-429-8200

Triple K Irrigation

Offers a complete line of irrigation accessories and parts, including pumps, primers, pipes, tubing, fittings, gauges, gaskets and more.

http://www.irrigationsupplyparts.com, 517-458-9741

Turf Teq

The self-propelled 1304, 1305 and 1035SP1 are walk-behind trenchers that can trench up to 7 inches deep. Featuring a 13 hp Honda engine and hydrostatic transmission.

http://www.turfteq.com, 866-503-8873

VAF Filtration Systems

The V-200P automatic screen filter is made of glass-reinforced nylon and 316L stainless steel. The 10 to 15-second flush cycle is automatically initated.

http://www.vafusa.com, 303-425-4242