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Rely on Zimmatic for wise water application

Rely on Zimmatic for wise water application

Aug 15, 2022

Water is one of our biggest challenges, declares Jesper Lublinkof of Mubuyu Farms in southern Zambia, 85 km south of Lusaka in the Chikankata District.

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How Growers are Creating a More Sustainable Future Today

How Growers are Creating a More Sustainable Future Today

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.

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Center pivot irrigation or drip irrigation: what’s the difference and which method should you use?

Center pivot irrigation or drip irrigation: what’s the difference and which method should you use?

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?

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Zimmatic swings farm around: Pivots triple the value of the farm

Zimmatic swings farm around: Pivots triple the value of the farm

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?”

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Why Converting from Flood to Pivot Irrigation Improves ROI

Why Converting from Flood to Pivot Irrigation Improves ROI

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.

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5 Operational Benefits of Improving Irrigation Efficiency

5 Operational Benefits of Improving Irrigation Efficiency

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.

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Top Irrigation Trends to Watch for in 2022

Top Irrigation Trends to Watch for in 2022

Dec 21, 2021

As projections for population growth and food demand continue to increase and put more pressure on growers, many are looking to equip themselves with the tools, data and support to stay competitive—and ahead.

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Center Pivot Irrigation Boosts Yields for Georgian Operation

Center Pivot Irrigation Boosts Yields for Georgian Operation

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.

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Using Center Pivots, Brazilian Grower Harvests Three Times a Year

Using Center Pivots, Brazilian Grower Harvests Three Times a Year

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.

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