Apr 14, 2022
Sustainability is not a new buzzword or trend in the agriculture industry. But it has gained incredible momentum over the last decade. Today, farmers around the world are employing more sustainable farming practices to help meet the food demands of our growing population and maintain the conditions of our natural environment.
Apr 5, 2022
Over time, many different irrigation methods have been adopted by growers to meet the unique needs of their fields. There are, however, two superior methods, namely drip irrigation and center pivot irrigation. Both of these methods are superior because they offer more than 90% water efficiency. So which one should you use in your fields?
Mar 2, 2022
When Pieter Bosch’s farm burnt to the ground a few years ago, he thought that his whole world had collapsed. A friend stopped at his farm one morning while he was looking at the black burnt land and asked him: “Uncle, shall we plant?”
Feb 28, 2022
Center pivot irrigation systems are an important part of today’s agricultural world. But that wasn’t always the case. One of the oldest irrigation methods still used today is flood irrigation—sometimes referred to as surface or furrow irrigation.
Jan 26, 2022
Technology has changed the game for agriculture—equipping producers with more knowledge, confidence and peace of mind than ever. Now, you can manage irrigation systems from anywhere, conserve resources with precision and keep crops at their healthiest.
Apr 26, 2021
Seven pivots now work on the Agrograin operation, including what’s believed to be the longest pivot in the Transcaucasia region - the area on the border of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. At 720 meters (787 yards) long, the pivot can irrigate 163 hectares (403 acres) in just one turn.
Mar 8, 2021
According to Gatto, who is the daughter and granddaughter of the first producers in the state, this diverse cultivation is only possible with the implementation of technology - including center pivot irrigation.