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Cristian Terrones
ICL Agronomy Expert - Community Moderator

Guide to soil moisture sensors

There are many good reasons for growers to use some form of soil moisture-sensing technology to monitor conditions and how the water is being used in irrigated crops. First and foremost, it can make good business sense, as irrigation can... (More)

Saving water and time with drip irrigation

Drip irrigation technologies are conserving resources and improving farmer resilience in eastern Zimbabwe through an initiative by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), an implementing partner under the Program for Growth and Resilience (PROGRESS) consortium, managed by the... (More)

Cristian Terrones
ICL Agronomy Expert - Community Moderator

Water infiltration: why does it matter & how can you test for it?

Water infiltration is the soil's ability to allow water movement into and through the soil profile. Good infiltration gets water to plants where they need it: at their roots. It also prevents runoff and erosion, and allows air to move... (More)

Sustainable rice cultivation tech

It is estimated that up to 14% of the land dedicated to wheat, maize, rice and soybeans will suffer significant reductions in precipitation by 2040, according to a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In... (More)