Irrigation

How a grower explored new irrigation ideas

Ryan Christensen’s family developed a nine-hole golf course on 35 acres of unproductive farmland mostly to provide a community service. Yet indir... more »

New FieldNET modem will support 4G LTE

Lindsay Corporation will now include 4G LTE functionality in its FieldNET technology. The new cellular Category M1 (Cat-M1) modem has been certifi... more »

Rain Bird rolls out new XLR series water jets

Designed for long range applications, like irrigating potato fields, Rain Bird has released three models in its new XLR series with multiple nozzles t... more »

Lindsay’s FieldNET Advisor adds crops and features

Lindsay has added new features to further enhance its FieldNET technology and extend its capabilities to more growers around the world. “The new... more »

Canopy environment in irrigation a key factor for managing late blight in semiarid environments

Late blight, caused by Phytophthora infestans, is typically not expected to be a problem in the Columbia Basin of Washington and Oregon because the di... more »

Lindsay FieldNET now connects with John Deere Operations Center

Lindsay Corporation has partnered with John Deere to provide growers with more irrigation data. Its pivot telemetry tool, FieldNET will now connect wi... more »

Colorado chemigation permit deadline approaching

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) reminds growers using a closed irrigation system to apply agricultural chemicals, including fertilizer, t... more »

Valmont buys majority stake in Torrent Engineering and Equipment

Valmont Industries recently has acquired a majority interest in Indiana-based Torrent Engineering and Equipment. Torrent founders Joe Cousins and Mark... more »

Lindsay launches new irrigation manager for use on potato crops

FieldNET Advisor, an advanced irrigation management solution, will be available for use on potatoes and other crops for the 2018 growing season. The l... more »

Global potato processors wring efficiency from eco-friendly upgrades

European processors have worked to align themselves with the environmental goals passed by their home countries. Their innovative responses to those n... more »


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