Drip vs Overhead Irrigation (Part 4)

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Originally published in Growing Magazine’s July 2014 issue. Less Complicated Farm Management at a Lower Cost After switching to drip irrigation, growers initially use less water, save money and get similar yields as they did with an overhead system. Once that first year passes, the grower realizes that the system is complex and high-maintenance. Replicating […]

Originally published in Growing Magazine’s July 2014 issue. System Versatility Irrigation systems are vital for crop germination and are frequently used to distribute fertilizers or chemicals. In colder climates, overhead systems are also used for frost protection. Both drip and overhead systems can be used for fertigation or chemigation. However, drip can limit the options […]

Originally published in Growing Magazine’s July 2014 issue. Dispelling the Myths Irrigation efficiency is about more than just pumping the smallest possible amount of water. A system’s efficiency is determined by its performance and distribution uniformity, along with the crop’s response to irrigation. Efficiency is the reason many growers have become big fans of drip. […]

Drip vs Overhead Irrigation

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Originally published in Growing Magazine’s July 2014 issue. Is overhead irrigation a system of the past? We certainly don’t think so! Drip irrigation systems may be highly efficient in water use, but new overhead sprinklers are almost as water and energy efficient. Most people have strong opinions about drip and overhead irrigation systems. Ask a […]

NEW Quick Connect Coupling

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With this much versatility, the applications are only limited to your imagination. We are proud to announce the release of the Quick Connect Coupling, a lightweight connector that easily joins small diameter PVC pipes. The Quick Connect Coupling lets growers build the solid set system of their choice and transport it wherever they need it. […]

  Understanding soil texture is a key factor for successful crop production. Soil texture is crucial when determining what crops grow best in a field and how farmers should manage their land. It’s particularly important if crops need irrigation. Soil and water compatibility is extremely important to irrigated land. Water that is not applied at […]

Originally published in the Feb / Mar of SABI Magazine – written by Senninger Irrigation Farming is already difficult due to unpredictable rainfall and increasing temperatures. It is even harder when electricity costs farmers anywhere from 69c to 85c per kW hour on average. With rapidly increases energy prices, the economic viability of farming is […]

Irrigation can either increase your crop quality and yields, or damage your soils and slash your profits. Most of us in the Ag industry know irrigation systems are essential for strong plants and crops. Unfortunately, we still see plenty of nurseries and greenhouses with runoff issues, nutrient leaching, and general water waste. The ability to […]

Introducing IrriExpress

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User-friendly and easy to learn irrigation system design software. We are pleased to introduce IrriExpress – the latest in irrigation design software! IrriExpress provides users with a simple and intuitive workflow for designing comprehensive irrigation projects using pivots, laterals and drip lines. The program uses Google Maps to quickly gather the topography data of a […]

Senninger Irrigation announces the release of the Mister-Fogger, Senninger’s solution for humidity and temperature control in greenhouses. The Mister-Fogger creates the ideal conditions for plant propagation. It reduces greenhouse temperatures and increases humidity levels with extremely fine droplets(65 microns in size at 60 psi) that quickly spread across a greenhouse and evaporate. Its uniform application […]

FROM THE BLOG
  • Drip vs Overhead Irrigation (Part 5) Originally published in Growing Magazine’s July 2014 issue. Minimal investments for a strong ROI For large-scale commercial growers, overhead irrigation is more economically feasible. Drip systems typically cost $500 to $1,200 or more ... Learn more »
  • Drip vs Overhead Irrigation (Part 4) Originally published in Growing Magazine’s July 2014 issue. Less Complicated Farm Management at a Lower Cost After switching to drip irrigation, growers initially use less water, save money and get similar yields ... Learn more »


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