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Idaho Grower Solves Tracking Troubles with Radial Tires

Idaho Grower Solves Tracking Troubles with Radial Tires

Jan 29, 2019

Like most irrigators, Idaho grower Tom Faulkner is always looking for ways to help his center pivots operate more efficiently.

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Early Innovations Helped Make Pivot Irrigation More Efficient and Affordable

Early Innovations Helped Make Pivot Irrigation More Efficient and Affordable

Jan 24, 2019

Shortly after the first Zimmatic pivot was installed, nearly 50 years ago, Lindsay engineers began working to make center pivot irrigation more efficient and affordable.

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Combatting Corrosive Water

Combatting Corrosive Water

Jan 14, 2019

Sooner or later, if you irrigate through pipes, you will have to deal with corrosive water of one type or another. 

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Lots of Little Things Contribute to a Record Cotton Crop

Lots of Little Things Contribute to a Record Cotton Crop

Jan 8, 2019

What’s the most important piece of equipment on Lynn Gullett’s Texas farming operation?

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Rice Research Yields Promising Results

Rice Research Yields Promising Results

Jan 2, 2019

As the global population grows, so does the need to find ways to produce more with less. That’s why researchers at the University of Missouri are studying the effects of center pivot irrigation over rice. 

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Positive Impacts of the Agricultural Improvement Act on American Growers

Positive Impacts of the Agricultural Improvement Act on American Growers

Dec 20, 2018

President Trump today signed into law the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, or farm bill, which will provide continued certainty to growers in Nebraska and across the United States, while advancing conservation and boosting rural economies.

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Early Designs Laid the Foundation for Innovation

Early Designs Laid the Foundation for Innovation

Dec 18, 2018

When Arthur and Bernard Zimmerer designed and built the first Zimmatic center pivot, they laid the foundation for what would become fifty years of innovation in the irrigation industry.

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Award-Winning Grower Says FieldNET Helped Him Produce an Exceptional Crop

Award-Winning Grower Says FieldNET Helped Him Produce an Exceptional Crop

Dec 12, 2018

Congratulations to Kansas grower (and Zimmatic customer) Kyle Amerin, who recently was named one of two 2018 Top Producers by the Ponderosa High Plains Dairy.

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Five Things to Consider When Designing a Custom Sprinkler Package

Five Things to Consider When Designing a Custom Sprinkler Package

Dec 4, 2018

In a previous blog post, we shared examples of yield maps that show some of the most common sprinkler problems, including signs of incorrect spacing, worn parts and improper design. 

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