May 2, 2023
As fossil fuels grow more scarce, many people are looking towards more sustainable forms of energy. Enter: biofuels. Produced from various forms of biomass, biofuel offers serious benefits: it’s renewable and easier to source, which makes it less vulnerable to supply shortages. Plus, since it typically uses waste products such as inedible fats, oils and greases or residuals such as soy oil, it’s more friendly to the environment.
Apr 12, 2023
When it comes to fertilizer prices, we have good news: as of February 2023, prices are dropping! Growers will likely see benefits as soon as 2024. In the meantime, there are concrete steps you can take to maximize productivity and minimize costs. In addition, this situation is a golden opportunity to adopt more sustainable practices, which may help growers weather difficult conditions and potentially increase ROI.
Apr 4, 2023
Artificial intelligence. AI. Precision Agriculture. While not new terms, this technology has gained quite a bit of momentum and attention over the last few years. But is AI really as transformative as the buzz makes it out to be?Put simply, the answer is yes.
Mar 17, 2023
According to the Farm Bureau®, “2 million farms dot America’s rural landscape, and 98% are operated by families – individuals, family partnerships or family corporations.” From fueling people to machines to our future, these growers are making a difference today and for tomorrow.
Feb 27, 2023
If you’re thinking about purchasing a pivot, you most likely have a few questions. From comparing pivot models to understanding your return on investment, there’s a lot to know before making that final decision.
Jan 31, 2023
The beginning of the calendar year offers a great opportunity for growers to make plans that help tackle the uncertainties they face each growing season. Let’s take a brief look at some global ag industry predictions for this year’s challenges —and opportunities.
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.
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.