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Water Intake Technology and Smithfield Sends Food to Florida
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Water Intake Technology and Smithfield Sends Food to Florida

Water Intake Technology and Smithfield Sends Food to Florida From the Ag Information Network, I’m Bob Larson with your Agribusiness Update.**New technology, which allows farmers to detect how thirsty their trees are, can help them make better irrigation decisions and get greater yields. Researchers at U.C., Davis, have been testing SENSORS in different commercial orchards as part of a four-year study, funded by the Almond Board of California, to measure a tree’s stem water potential, the amount of energy a plant needs to draw water from the soil. Two sensors tested by the research team have made market debuts in recent years.**The National Milk Producers Federation says the t...