Water Preservation In San Joaquin Valley Could Help Solve Water Woes

One of the ways the food growers practice water preservation in San Joaquin Valley is by collecting rainwater and storing it for future use. In Mediterranean climates like California where chronic water shortages exist, agricultural ponds can be a valuable resource for food growers. According to statistics generated by the...

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What Are Ag Plastics? | The History of Agriculture Plastics

Plasticulture is a combination of two words, plastics, and agriculture, and is used in food production throughout the world. The plastic materials themselves, broadly referred to as agriculture plastics or ag plastics,  were developed in the 1940s by University of Kentucky Instructor, E.M. Emmert, a horticulturist who is considered to...

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BTL Liners Attends World Ag Expo | The Central Valley of California

BTL Liners is a leading supplier of geomembrane systems worldwide, so it’s only natural that the company would exhibit at the World Ag Expo in the Central Valley also known as the Great Valley of California. Celebrating its 50th consecutive year, the world’s largest annual agricultural exposition is held in...

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Increase Crop Yields with Greenhouse Farming

Could greenhouse farming have a promising role to play in the world's food production? By 2050, the population on earth will reach approximately 9 billion people, almost 25 percent higher than it is today. Virtually all of the population growth is predicted to happen in developing countries.  Moreover, the urbanization...

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