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.
Feb 22, 2021
“What this means for growers is that the pivot will be capable of monitoring and self-diagnosing performance issues that can be relayed directly to their Zimmatic dealer in real time - giving them peace of mind and reducing downtime.”
Feb 15, 2021
“On the competitor machines, we installed FieldNET Pivot Watch devices, so now everything is on FieldNET,” he said. “I put them on myself. It was very simple because the unit doesn’t tap into the machine’s electrical system. If I didn’t drop my screwdriver, it took me 10 minutes max for each unit.”
Nov 17, 2020
Eric le Roux is a production manager on a farm in the Koue Bokkeveld in the Western Cape of South Africa.
Apr 20, 2020
For generations, the traditional approach to farming has been the status quo.