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Challenge: it is urgent ti advance in water infrastructure

Experts believe that without additional water infrastructure, it would be unimaginable to exploit more areas for agriculture. They even maintain that in the country there is no realistic diagnosis of the current situation of water scarcity. (CAMPO magazine from 18.06.2018) Worrying, to say the least, is the water situation in our country currently. Especially taking […]

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Technification already covers about 40% of the irrigated area

According to the 2007 census, only 30% of the land was irrigated using modern technology. The level of technology is considered appropriate, although greater progress is not ruled out. From region IX to the South, the strongest growth in infrastructure is expected. (Arnaldo Guerra Martínez, CAMPO magazine from 28.05.2018) Localized irrigation, or technified irrigation, known […]

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Telemetry and monitoring in irrigation and soil

(Rolando Aros Millar, CAMPO magazine from 28.05.2018) The most complex options are technologies that allow controlling and systematizing agriculture through irrigation monitoring and control, soil moisture sensors, meteorological stations, wireless valves, wells, frost management and control, among other instruments. From WiseConn emphasize that irrigation, whether per plot or complete, can be programmed thanks to moisture […]

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How to improve irrigation management

Apart from considering the technology and equipments to do a more efficient work, it is also necessary to think the time in which the investment is recovered and the qualification of the personnel. (Rolando Aros Millar, CAMPO magazine from 28.05.2018) The last few years have been marked by numerous technology developments to improve water management […]

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Sustainable Water Management

Dr. Samuel Ortega-Farias Director Centro de Investigación y Transferencia en Riego y Agroclimatología (CITRA) Universidad de Talca, Chile Water is a key resource in the Mediterranean semi-arid regions. A correct allocation and efficient use are paramount to sustainable development of agricultural systems. However, water available for irrigation has been reduced in the last years due […]