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Your Top Pivot Installation Questions Answered by a Zimmatic Dealer

Your Top Pivot Installation Questions Answered by a Zimmatic Dealer

May 11, 2022

When it comes to installing pivots, Bryan Smith, at Zimmatic™ dealer New Way Irrigation, knows a thing or two. He knows how to assess your land; he knows what local and federal government permissions you need; he knows the construction process; and he knows how to get the most out of your pivot irrigation system once it’s installed.

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What Your Soil Health Could Mean for Your Irrigation System

What Your Soil Health Could Mean for Your Irrigation System

May 6, 2022

When it comes to producing strong yields, your soil is a key player in the process. Whether you grow corn, cotton, soybeans, sugar cane or specialty crops, healthy soil can make all the difference.

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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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8 Pre-Season Center Pivot Maintenance Tips to Reduce Downtime

8 Pre-Season Center Pivot Maintenance Tips to Reduce Downtime

Apr 1, 2022

Is your irrigation system ready for the growing season? While pivots may be rugged and reliable machines, it is still a good idea to complete routine, pre-season pivot maintenance to keep them at their best. Things like harsh environments, tough weather conditions and colder winter temps can take their toll on your irrigation system, no matter how durable it is. So, let’s talk about where to begin when it comes to your pre-season maintenance.

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Mitigate Risk and Rising Input Costs by Investing in Your Operation

Mitigate Risk and Rising Input Costs by Investing in Your Operation

Mar 22, 2022

As planting season quickly approaches in North America, many growers’ thoughts – though always on the weather forecast – are increasingly focused on water availability. Will we get rain? Will we get it in time? Will there be enough to maximize my yield potential?

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Celebrating National Ag Week: 6 Ways Growers are Planning for Tomorrow

Celebrating National Ag Week: 6 Ways Growers are Planning for Tomorrow

Mar 18, 2022

In honor of National Ag Week during March 20-26 (National Ag Day is March 22), we’re taking time to celebrate the steps growers are taking to create a more sustainable and successful future for us all.

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Combat High Fertilizer Prices with these 4 Tips

Combat High Fertilizer Prices with these 4 Tips

Mar 10, 2022

As nitrogen fertilizer prices continue to climb to record highs, many growers are looking for ways to find relief. By some accounts, it will cost $180 more per acre to grow corn in 2022 (as compared to last year). And while some predict marginal price drops later in the year, COVID-induced supply chain disruptions and other economic factors will continue to make nitrogen one of the more costly consumables for growers all over the country.

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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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