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Center Pivot operation

In recent years the systems used for automated control of center Pivots have dramatically increased in sophistication. How to improve center Pivot operation Pivot controls One way to improve center Pivot operation is upgrading from a mechanical control panel to a programmable panel. Growers can also incorporate mobile management tecnology that allows control panels to be…

selecting new pivot sprinklers

Pivot sprinklers

Upgrading Pivot sprinklers is a prime way to boost efficiency. Sprinkler technology has evolved significantly over the last few decades, so if older model sprinklers are being used, efficiency might be increased by updating the package. Further, brass sprinklers can wear when used to distribute sandy water, so updating these sprinklers can boost efficiency and…

center pivot irrigation maintenance

Regular maintenance

The reasons for maintenance diligence are clear: the longer the center Pivot lasts, the less it costs in real terms; preventing breakdowns and downtime saves money; and a properly maintained Pivot is an efficient Pivot. Irrigation systems aren’t personal, they don’t have a seat like a tractor. As a result, farmers can sometimes overlook the…