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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…

green circle farming

Circle farming

Circle farming is practiced extensively where growers use center Pivots. It is a practice that reduces run-off, which is a problem for center Pivots on sloping and clay loam soils. Circle farming holds water where it’s needed. Water movement in the furrow between two crop rows of clay loam, silty clay loam and other soils…