Every Last Drop: A Water Conservation Q&A

Outlet: Farm Journal

February 3, 2014

Water is a precious resource, and perhaps nobody knows that more than Moshe Kirat. This Israeli date farming expert has looked into irrigation methods that combine drip irrigation and soil sensor technology to cut water usage by as much as 30%. That’s essential in a country where it costs $150 a year just to irrigate one date palm. Kirat shared some of his thoughts on water conservation and the future of water usage in farming in the following question-and-answer session.