Alabama: Buying into Center Pivot Irrigation – 3 Scenarios

🕔Apr 9, 2019Decisions on whether to invest in irrigation equipment are tough to make, but irrigation can mitigate one of the largest risks in crop production. Irrigation investment and operating costs vary […]

Minnesota: Center Pivot Irrigation – Check Application Uniformity

🕔Feb 26, 2019Identifying water application problems when irrigating using a sprinkler irrigation system, such as center pivots, is vital. Over and under irrigation can have an adverse effect on crop yield that […]

Texas: Water Management – Integrating Center Pivot Irrigation Control Tech

🕔Jan 31, 2019New center pivot irrigation technologies are only beneficial if they are being used, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research engineer in Amarillo. Thomas Marek is leading a team from […]

Texas: 2 Center Pivot Workshops, Feb. 8, 9

🕔Jan 30, 2017The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, area water districts and others will be presenting back-to-back Center Pivot Workshops […]

Nebraska: Center Pivot Maintenance Improves Efficiency – Video

🕔Aug 29, 2016Center pivot irrigation systems are designed and managed to apply water as uniformly as possible to enhance crop production. Uniformity has a direct effect on the system’s overall application efficiency, […]

Indiana Irrigation: Clearing Brush Vital to Preventing System Damage

🕔Sep 17, 2015Early fall is a good time to clear brush and trees from around center pivot irrigation systems, a step that could help prevent damage to the equipment, a Purdue and […]

Kansas: Mobile Drip Irrigation – Improve Water Productivity, Save Money

🕔Sep 1, 2015In a region where some of the United States’ most productive farmland lies, Kansas State University researchers are putting a water-saving technology on the fast track. Agricultural engineer Isaya Kisekka […]

Flat Tires on Your Pivot? Valley Irrigation Offers a Solution

🕔Aug 26, 2015Growers tired of getting flat tires on their center pivots now have a new option: the Valley Revolution airless tire. Flats usually happen at inconvenient times and places, when the […]

Midwest: Clear a Path for Irrigation Systems, Purdue Expert Advises

🕔Feb 23, 2015Farmers using center pivot irrigation should pay special attention this year to make sure the system has plenty of clearance, says Lyndon Kelley, a Purdue and Michigan State Extension specialist. […]

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