Farm Irrigation SystemNorth America Phase Converters and Electrical Supply (NAPCES) continues to be the preferred source for American made, reliable rotary phase converters for agricultural applications. We maintain excellent agriculture phase converter inventory levels with stock ready to ship in 24-48 hours.

Please contact NAPCES or call us toll free at  877-545-2926 for any technical or service questions you may have. We are committed to providing timely support to farmers and the agricultural industry struggling to irrigate and save crops during the latest drought conditions in the United States.

In-depth analysis and commentary regarding current drought conditions may be reviewed at NASA’s online climate and environment information website, Earth Observatory. Per this website, as of May 6, 2014, half of the United States was experiencing some level of drought. Nearly 15 percent of the nation was gripped by extreme to exceptional drought. For the Plains and the Southwest, it’s a pattern that has been persistent for much of the past several years. Drought monitoring maps are developed by the U.S. National Drought Monitor, a partnership of U.S. Department of Agriculture, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

These maps depict areas of drought in progressive shades of orange to red. It is based on measurements of climate, soil and water conditions from more than 350 federal, state and local observers around the country. (NASA also provides experimental measurements and models to the drought monitoring effort.)

In a May 6 summary, Mark Svoboda of the National Drought Mitigation Center wrote of the Plains States: Continue Reading for more information.