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Precision VRI Helps New Zealand Grower Overcome Water Challenges

Precision VRI Helps New Zealand Grower Overcome Water Challenges

Sep 12, 2019

For James Bowen, farming generates a well-deserved sense of pride.

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Longtime Dealer in Brazil Makes the Move to Zimmatic

Longtime Dealer in Brazil Makes the Move to Zimmatic

Sep 4, 2019

For more than 30 years, the team at Pivot Máquinas Agrícolas e Sistemas de Irrigação has served growers in Goiás, Minas Gerais and Bahia, Brazil – but they just recently joined the Zimmatic® family of dealerships. 

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New, Customer-First Products Will Take Center Stage at  Upcoming Farm Shows

New, Customer-First Products Will Take Center Stage at Upcoming Farm Shows

Aug 27, 2019

Heading to the Farm Progress Show, Husker Harvest Days or any of the other upcoming farm shows?

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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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