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How to Prepare Your Irrigation Operation for the Growing Season

How to Prepare Your Irrigation Operation for the Growing Season

Jan 17, 2023

As a farmer, ensuring your irrigation system is ready for the upcoming growing season is crucial in achieving a successful harvest. But preparing your system doesn't only mean pre-season maintenance or repairs.

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Blog Roundup: The 10 Most Popular Articles in 2022

Blog Roundup: The 10 Most Popular Articles in 2022

Dec 21, 2022

To end the year, we’re sharing our most popular articles from the Zimmatic blog in 2022. As you’ll see from the roundup, there is one theme that really shined this year – irrigation efficiency.

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Advanced Technology for Careful Coordination

Advanced Technology for Careful Coordination

Nov 30, 2022

A successful harvest fulfills the hard work of an entire growing season. Increasingly, growers are turning to remote irrigation management technology such as FieldNET™ as a year-round efficiency tool.We sat down with Clayton Irani, owner of Great Lakes Ag Irrigation Inc., a Zimmatic dealer in Six Lakes, Michigan, to learn how one of his customers uses FieldNET throughout the year.

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Bulgarian Dairy Farm Turns to Pivot Irrigation

Bulgarian Dairy Farm Turns to Pivot Irrigation

Nov 18, 2022

ET Diana MI, a dairy and cattle operation in Bulgaria, was founded with a love for animals, nature and crops. It is something owner Mincho Ivanov continues to be passionate about to this day. From how clean the livestock operation is to how he’s advancing his irrigation efficiency; Ivanov is leading the way for other farmers and agriculture operations in his country.

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Data Dos and Don'ts: Tips to Maximize Your End of Season Irrigation Data

Data Dos and Don'ts: Tips to Maximize Your End of Season Irrigation Data

Nov 8, 2022

For many growers, winter is a time for maintenance and, hopefully, rest. But it’s also a great time to review your farming practices, yield performance, soil health and even irrigation approach. After all, the more you reflect on and learn about your operation’s needs this season, the better you can make informed decisions for next season.

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7 Things to Know About Growing Fall’s Favorite Specialty Crop

7 Things to Know About Growing Fall’s Favorite Specialty Crop

Oct 6, 2022

When you think of Fall, it’s hard not to think about pumpkins. Jack-o-lanterns on front porches. Decorative gourds on dining room tables. Pumpkin pie with a dollop of whipped cream. They’ve become a quintessential part of the season for many of us.

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3 Reasons Why Your Operation Needs Smart Irrigation

3 Reasons Why Your Operation Needs Smart Irrigation

Sep 23, 2022

Irrigation technology isn’t a new trend in the ag industry. But over the years, it’s come a long way. Today, growers can find the most innovative and cutting-edge irrigation tech solutions to help them do and yield more.

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Gain More Control with FieldNET Pivot Control Lite

Gain More Control with FieldNET Pivot Control Lite

Sep 12, 2022

Most growers today who use technology to help manage their irrigation operation can’t imagine life without it. The ability to check in on and control their systems from virtually anywhere has given these growers more confidence and peace of mind in their decisions—plus, cost and resource savings.

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Crop Spotlight: Why Potato Crops Need Efficient Irrigation

Crop Spotlight: Why Potato Crops Need Efficient Irrigation

Aug 11, 2022

Potatoes, spuds, taters, solanum tuberosum—regardless of what you call them, they are one of the most important food crops in the world. In fact, potatoes round out the top three crops behind rice and wheat when it comes to global consumption.

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