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Is Your Water Damaging Your Pivots?

Is Your Water Damaging Your Pivots?

Aug 21, 2019

There isn’t a lot of research about the effects of water quality on irrigation equipment, but Matt Yost and his team at Utah State University aims to change that.

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FieldNET Helps Brazilian Sugarcane Operation Efficiently Manage Pivot Irrigation Systems

FieldNET Helps Brazilian Sugarcane Operation Efficiently Manage Pivot Irrigation Systems

Aug 12, 2019

With more than 31,000 ha (76,000 acres) of planted sugarcane, Bevap Bioenergy has one of Brazil’s most technologically advanced ethanol and sugarcane mill plant operations. 

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Technology Helps Growers Decide When to Stop Irrigating

Technology Helps Growers Decide When to Stop Irrigating

Aug 5, 2019

If you stop irrigating too soon, and stress the crop before maturity, yields will be negatively impacted.

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Improved Pump Efficiency Can Offset Rising Input Costs

Improved Pump Efficiency Can Offset Rising Input Costs

Jul 29, 2019

Pumping costs are one of an irrigator’s largest expenses.

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Flow Meters Help Idaho Grower Improve Water Efficiency

Flow Meters Help Idaho Grower Improve Water Efficiency

Jul 17, 2019

For Idaho grower Jacob Andersen, installing smart flow meters was “a no-brainer”. 

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Georgia Research Project Yields Promising Results

Georgia Research Project Yields Promising Results

Jul 15, 2019

A research project in Georgia is yielding promising results, using “beyond basic” practices to improve water efficiency and reduce agricultural water demand. 

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Maintaining Peak Pivot Performance

Maintaining Peak Pivot Performance

Jul 8, 2019

You completed pre-season maintenance and repairs, but how can you be sure your pivot operates at peak performance throughout the growing season?

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Efficient Irrigation is Critical to the Future of Farming

Efficient Irrigation is Critical to the Future of Farming

Jul 1, 2019

It’s Smart Irrigation Month, so we’re joining the Irrigation Association to raise awareness about the important role precision irrigation will play as growers work to produce more with less.

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Effective Water Management is Critical for Every Stage of Potato Growth

Effective Water Management is Critical for Every Stage of Potato Growth

Jun 24, 2019

Maintaining proper soil moisture balance is important for all crops, but it can be especially critical for potatoes. 

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