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benf | 04/30/14

Spring is a busy time for the agriculture community. Preparing fields for planting takes hard work and technical knowledge. The installation of new plantings and the chemicals needed to keep the bugs away all cost the growers time and money.

The blooms on the trees add color and fragrance to the air surrounding the orchards. The trees pull pollution out of the air and pump oxygen back into the circle of life.

Keeping the fields watered during this drought is also expensive. Madera is at the forefront of water management as the drought continues to plague California.

This month’s Central Valley Ag News features Eurodrip USA, a local manufacturer of drip irrigation lines. This multi-national corporation will soon celebrate its 10th anniversary as the exclusive American distributor of the Ooval valve. The components for the valve are configured at the Madera plant and shipped to dealers for installation. Learn how this gadget is helping growers stretch the liquid gold that is water…


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