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Israeli Experts Help California Grow More Rice With Less Water


Science & Tech  (tags: Israeli agriculture research, rice, water, California, drought )

David
- 1050 days ago - nocamels.com
A series of pipes that deliver water directly to the roots of the plant and has the potential to reduce water usage, as well as save on fertilizers and improve weed control.



   

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Maggie D (69)
Sunday May 8, 2016, 11:35 am
“We are always looking to implement new technologies that can benefit growers and promote sustainable farming practices, and we hope that the project’s success can be duplicated to improve organic weed management while producing environmental and conservation benefits.” Thanks, David, a huge helping hand to agriculture.
 

Trish K (29)
Sunday May 8, 2016, 1:39 pm
Fantastic ideas for conservation and growth. I try to imagine what Las Vegas would look like if Israel was in charge. No more water fountains wasting precious resources. There were Israelis around here more than a decade ago teaching the state how to secure it's reservoirs. Job well done
 

Animae C (507)
Sunday May 8, 2016, 5:37 pm
Awesome, much needed!!

Thanx David
 

Cela V (0)
Sunday May 8, 2016, 7:45 pm
tyfs
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 9, 2016, 2:10 am
For me--this is not new news. But--bravo. Thanks David.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 11, 2016, 2:26 pm
Great news!
 

pam w (139)
Wednesday May 11, 2016, 2:37 pm
The Israelis aren't constrained by our self-centered OLIGARCHS!
 

Dawnie W (250)
Thursday May 12, 2016, 12:28 am
Such good news, Thank you for sharing David.
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Kerstin Strobl (123)
Thursday May 12, 2016, 2:55 am
Great!
 

Giana P (398)
Thursday May 12, 2016, 5:16 am
Great! Thanks David.
 

Winn A (179)
Thursday May 12, 2016, 10:34 am
Good News - Thanks David
 

Doris F (19)
Thursday May 12, 2016, 2:33 pm
great, thank you David
 

P. L. Neola (21)
Friday May 13, 2016, 2:42 pm
Rice, thank God, is still a very affordable staple for low income people. One can still buy a twenty pound bag for less than $10. It also has a long shelf-life when stored in large glass jars. Its shelf-life is something like two years. I have around seven large Mt. Olive pickles jars full of long grain rice. Tightly sealed the rice stays fresh for a couple of years.

One never knows when a hardship could come upon them. During the Great Recession, which I feel is still around, I lived on rice and other staples after losing 1/3 of my annual income. I was able to pay all my bills and keep my credit score high while crawling out of a financial abyss!!!

 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Monday June 13, 2016, 11:52 am
Noted, thanks
 
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