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Lindsay’s AIMS Telemetry Network Shaped Future Innovations

Lindsay’s AIMS Telemetry Network Shaped Future Innovations

Feb 19, 2019

The technology that powers many of today’s smart irrigation systems was little more than a great idea thirty years ago.

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Effective Irrigation Management Maximizes Corn Yields

Effective Irrigation Management Maximizes Corn Yields

Feb 11, 2019

From establishment to harvest, effective water management is important at each stage of corn growth.

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Washington Potato Grower Irrigates with Precision

Washington Potato Grower Irrigates with Precision

Feb 4, 2019

When Washington potato grower Wes Boorman reviews his yield maps, one thing stands out.

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Idaho Grower Solves Tracking Troubles with Radial Tires

Idaho Grower Solves Tracking Troubles with Radial Tires

Jan 29, 2019

Like most irrigators, Idaho grower Tom Faulkner is always looking for ways to help his center pivots operate more efficiently.

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Early Innovations Helped Make Pivot Irrigation More Efficient and Affordable

Early Innovations Helped Make Pivot Irrigation More Efficient and Affordable

Jan 24, 2019

Shortly after the first Zimmatic pivot was installed, nearly 50 years ago, Lindsay engineers began working to make center pivot irrigation more efficient and affordable.

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Combatting Corrosive Water

Combatting Corrosive Water

Jan 14, 2019

Sooner or later, if you irrigate through pipes, you will have to deal with corrosive water of one type or another. 

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Lots of Little Things Contribute to a Record Cotton Crop

Lots of Little Things Contribute to a Record Cotton Crop

Jan 8, 2019

What’s the most important piece of equipment on Lynn Gullett’s Texas farming operation?

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Rice Research Yields Promising Results

Rice Research Yields Promising Results

Jan 2, 2019

As the global population grows, so does the need to find ways to produce more with less. That’s why researchers at the University of Missouri are studying the effects of center pivot irrigation over rice. 

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Positive Impacts of the Agricultural Improvement Act on American Growers

Positive Impacts of the Agricultural Improvement Act on American Growers

Dec 20, 2018

President Trump today signed into law the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, or farm bill, which will provide continued certainty to growers in Nebraska and across the United States, while advancing conservation and boosting rural economies.

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