Pivot Irrigation News

  • 15000+ farmers and agri experts expected at Agritech Expo in Chisamba, Zambia

    Zambia’s President, Mr Edgar Lungu and the Zambian Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Mr Given Lubinda, are expected to join some 15000 emerging to commercial farmers at the third Agritech Expo Zambia, taking place from 14-16 April in the agri-hub of Chisamba. More than 145 local and international farming technology and service providers will showcase their products in what is the ...


    By Clarion Events Ltd

  • Irrigation method saves 50 percent of water needed for potato growth

    University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers have found an irrigation method that uses 50 percent less water than traditional systems to grow potatoes – an important finding for the $131 million-a-year Florida crop. The system is called “hybrid center pivot irrigation.” With this method, about two-thirds of the water used to help grow potatoes is ...

  • DiCaprio New UN Messenger of Peace

    As the eyes of the world turn to New York City, where thousands of people gathered Sunday for a massive march in advance of a United Nations climate summit, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday welcomed UN Messenger of Peace, Leonardo DiCaprio, who he has hailed as the world body's "new voice for climate advocacy." Mr. Ban ...

  • Crop Insurance Approved for Pivot-Irrigated Rice

    It has taken a lot of time and work (mostly by other people), but last week we finally got some good news in the pivot rice world. The USDA’s Risk Management Agency board of directors approved the application to provide crop insurance coverage for producers who want to grow rice with pivots. This means that by as early as next spring producers will be able to insure their pivot-irrigated ...


  • Cornell Edge up for New Product Contest at the IA Show

    Cornell presented our case for why the Edge should be considered the New Product of the Year for the irrigation industry today, at the IA Show in Austin, TX. With up to 79 percent efficiency, two model sizes, improved mechanical design, and cross functionality with existing installations, the Edge End Gun Booster is in the running for the award. ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • Lindsay expands Amarillo, Texas, Warehouse to support more customers and products

    Lindsay Corporation, an international irrigation leader, announces a new warehouse in Amarillo, Texas. The facility, located at 8948 CenterPort Blvd., offers technical aftermarket support and parts distribution. It also provides mechanized irrigation repair parts as well as pump, telematics and ancillary irrigation equipment. With a growing market in the southwest United States, Lindsay needed to ...


    By Lindsay Corporation

  • Spring has Sprung at Cornell

    The cherry trees outside our offices are hung with blossoms. We hope that others in the Northern Hemisphere are having an equally glorious spring. If spring, has your thoughts turning to irrigation and farming pumps, we have a full line of agriculture pumps and manure ...

  • Revenue for Lithium Ion Battery Market Set to Grow by 700% by 2017

    FARMINGTON, Conn., March 13, 2012/PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Information Inc. would like to present a new market research report, "Electric Vehicle Batteries" by Pike Research. Securing energy resources ...

  • Surprisingly walkable Los Angeles

    WEFTEC lands just a short walk from cultural points, restaurants, landmark sites, and more Ask some long-time residents of Los Angeles, and they’ll respond that not having a car is not an option for living in the most populated metropolis in the United States. But for visitors to downtown L.A. — the site of the 84th Annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Technical ...

  • Using GPS sensors to economize on irrigation while increasing crop yields

    Domosys Corporation, a leading provider of Power Line Communication (PLC) technology, has announced that Lindsay Corporation, a leading provider of irrigation systems and infrastructure products, has selected Domosys’ PowerBus™ RHINO Technology to significantly improve its irrigation systems. Lindsay’s irrigation system, also called a center pivot, uses Domosys’ PLC technology and products to ...


    By Lindsay Corporation

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