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Technology grows greener

...sophisticated soil monitors and smart irrigation systems to conserve millions of gallons...Mr. Carlson saw one of 20 irrigation systems fitted with variable-rate...located. The variable-rate irrigation systems are controlled by computers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/25/met_78860.shtml
Metro
William H. MacEachern (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...system at the Augusta National Golf Course for twelve years. In addition to the Augusta National, Bill installed irrigation systems at Westlake Golf Course in Martinez, Ga., Pine Valley Golf Course in New Jersey, Chevy Chase Country Club in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/16/obi_120566.shtml
Obituaries
Wine Time: Casillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Chile and Serie Riberas Gran Reserva Chardonnay 2012, Chile

...believe the heavier the bottle the better the wine, and that's not true," Lira said.The company has changed its irrigation systems to deliver water drop by drop exactly where it is needed, in minimal amounts. It also trains people throughout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-16/wine-time-casillero-d
City of Aiken asks residents to conserve water

...City of Aiken to ask residents to adhere to watering restrictions.City residents are being asked to set their irrigation systems to water every other day, according an email release from the Aiken Department of Public Safety. Homes with odd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-08-30/city-aiken-asks-residents-co
Research monitors irrigation with meters

...six years. He has two of the 27 meters placed on irrigation systems in south Georgia's Flint River basin as a demonstration...installing meters on the estimated 15,000 to 18,000 irrigation systems statewide will be a daunting task, considering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/09/met_377942.shtml
Metro
Peaches smaller, but sweeter

...fruit tastier, said Kathryn Taylor, stone fruit horticulturist at the University of Georgia. Peach growers use irrigation systems to water trees, which need a certain amount of water in the last three weeks before harvesting, said Bill McGehee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/09/met_343122.shtml
Metro
Police find 73 marijuana plants

...executing a search warrant, police also found equipment and supplies for growing marijuana, including lights, irrigation systems, soil and fertilizer, said Grovetown Department of Public Safety Investigator Scott Wheatley.Police have not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-06-29/police-find-73-marijuana-plan
Christmas tree farm is lots of work

...the land and planted. You probably need tractors, sprayers, tree shakers and balers, pesticide, fungicide, irrigation systems, advertising, labor and insurance. And say goodbye to your hobbies. As for profits, there's not usually a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/11/bus_31596.shtml
Business
Georgia couple aiding Afghan farmers

...teaching agricultural techniques or helping to install irrigation systems.Both work in the U.S. Department of Agriculture...raise mushrooms.David's been helping to install irrigation systems in water-poor areas, along with greenhouses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-04-17/georgia-couple-aiding-afghan
Latest News
There are garden chores aplenty in heat of July

...tragic dust bowl days of the 1930s. We've actually had some decent rain, knock on wood.For those of us without irrigation systems, it means less work and less food for the mosquitoes. Those of you lucky enough to have one, check your heads...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2011-06-30/there-are-garden-cho