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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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Congrats to the Corn Yield Contest Winners

Congrats to the Corn Yield Contest Winners

Feb 24, 2020

With innovative growing practices and advanced technologies, this year’s winners were able to overcome those challenges and achieve impressive yields.

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FieldNET® Pivot Watch™ Earns AE50 Award

FieldNET® Pivot Watch™ Earns AE50 Award

Feb 21, 2020

It’s always a great honor to be recognized with an AE50 Award, because it reinforces our mission to be the innovation leader in the irrigation technology market

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