New Propane Irrigation Engines Available

cindy zimmerman

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has partnered with Origin Engines to develop new 5.7- and 6.2- liter engines, EPA-certified and optimized for industrial applications like irrigation and power generation. Pete Stout, Origin Engines PERC invested in the research and development of Origin’s new engines, providing industry expertise and financial support through the research, development, and testing process for …

AgWired Energy, AgWired Precision, Audio, Irrigation, Propane

Solar Energy to Power Irrigation for Chilean Company

Ann Marie Edwards

Subsole, one of Chile’s largest locally owned exporters of table fruits, is planning to use solar energy from the Atacama desert to help supply its power as the company grows. Subsole plans to increase output 60 percent over the next four years, mostly by expanding farming in the Copiapó Valley, a region 800 kilometers north of Santiago that is surrounded …

Irrigation, Solar

Efficient Irrigation Can Improve Biofuels ROI

Cindy Zimmerman

Lindsay Corporation, maker of Zimmatic® irrigation systems, has produced a new biofuels brochure called “Improving Biofuel ROI Through Efficient Irrigation Solutions.” The eight-page full-color brochure includes information on key biofuel crops, the benefits of biofuels, market growth opportunities for biofuels, and irrigation management recommendations to help growers optimize the yield, size distribution and quality of biofuel crops. “Several factors are …

Biodiesel, biofuels, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Farming, Irrigation