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Inspirational Texas Grower Faces Challenges with Unwavering Determination

Inspirational Texas Grower Faces Challenges with Unwavering Determination

Oct 28, 2020

For most growers, remote irrigation monitoring and control technology makes farming easier. For Texas grower Ray Johnston, it makes farming possible.

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Precision Irrigation Helps New Zealand Growers Increase Environmental and Financial Sustainability

Precision Irrigation Helps New Zealand Growers Increase Environmental and Financial Sustainability

Jul 15, 2020

For New Zealanders Craige and Roz Mackenzie, a commitment to sustainability is rooted in their family history.

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Efficient Irrigation is Critical to the Future of Farming

Efficient Irrigation is Critical to the Future of Farming

Jul 2, 2020

July is Smart Irrigation Month, and Lindsay is joining the Irrigation Association, our partners and others to raise awareness about the important role precision irrigation plays as growers work to produce more with less.

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Brazilian Dairy Operation Depends on Center Pivot Irrigation

Brazilian Dairy Operation Depends on Center Pivot Irrigation

Jun 19, 2020

Technology is an important part of Fazenda Santo Antonious – a dairy operation in São Paulo, Brazil.

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Irrigation Allows Brazilian Growers to Plant and Harvest Year Round

Irrigation Allows Brazilian Growers to Plant and Harvest Year Round

Jun 4, 2020

“Irrigation is the key to good looking wheat,” he said. “The weather here can be quite difficult. We can suddenly have a dry spell of 15, 20 or 30 days without any rain. To me, the pivot is an amazing piece of equipment, because it makes it rain when I need it.”

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Is Your Irrigation System Ready for the Growing Season?

Is Your Irrigation System Ready for the Growing Season?

Mar 17, 2020

How can you prevent costly downtime this season? “Preseason maintenance is the best way to ensure that your pivot is ready to go when you need it,” said Brad Dunbar, aftermarket manager at Lindsay. Continue reading for Dunbar's recommended tune-up checklist.

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Grower Adds FieldNET® Pivot Watch™ to Bring Other Branded Pivots onto the FieldNET® Platform

Grower Adds FieldNET® Pivot Watch™ to Bring Other Branded Pivots onto the FieldNET® Platform

Mar 9, 2020

When Nebraska grower Brent Knust first learned about FieldNET Pivot Watch, he knew it would be a great solution for his northeast Nebraska operation.

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Overcoming Wheel Track Challenges

Overcoming Wheel Track Challenges

Mar 4, 2020

Frustrated with stuck machines? Tired of flat tires? Concerned about deep ruts taking a toll on your fields and equipment? If you answered yes to any of those questions, it might be time to consider alternatives to your pivot’s traditional bias tires.

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Potato Growers Provide Irrigation Insights

Potato Growers Provide Irrigation Insights

Feb 28, 2020

“We, as farmers, need to be better irrigators. Irrigation scheduling at different crop growth stages for different application depths needs to be practiced more. For this to occur, you need an accurate, measured flow.”

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