News tagged with irrigation system

Mexican farmers despair over record drought

Dust blows across once fertile fields in north Mexico, where the worst drought in 70 years has left thousands of cattle dead and destroyed more than two million acres (almost one million hectares) of crops.

dateDec 13, 2011 in Environment
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Organic apple orchard floor maintenance techniques

Successful organic apple farming literally starts from the ground up. Maintaining a healthy orchard floor is the key to preventing weeds and keeping soil healthy. Logically, finding effective methods to increase production ...

dateSep 04, 2009 in Environment
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Did Climate Influence Angkor's Collapse?

( -- Decades of drought, interspersed with intense monsoon rains, may have helped bring about the fall of Cambodia’s ancient Khmer civilization at Angkor nearly 600 years ago, according to an analysis of tree ...

dateMar 29, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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