Monthly Archives: January 2019

Temperatures Reach Dangerous Record Lows in the Midwest

Temperatures Reach Dangerous Record Lows in the Midwest 1

This week the upper Midwest will be among the coldest places on Earth as temperatures drop. According to forecasts from the National Weather Service, the temperature in South Dakota was -30 for most of the morning on Wednesday. That’s colder than parts of Canada and Antarctica and as cold as the top of Mt. Everest. It […]

Chemigation with Center Pivot Irrigation – Advantages & Risks 101

Chemigation with Center Pivot Irrigation - Advantages & Risks 101 2

What is Chemigation? Chemigation is the injection any chemical such as nitrogen, phosphorus or a pesticide into irrigation water and applied to the land using the irrigation system. The proper use of chemigation is recognized as a Best Management Practice (BMP) for irrigated agriculture. However, to use chemigation to benefit your crop production, you must […]

Reinke Manufacturing – Mixing Quality Services and Innovation

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Reinke Manufacturing is a company that is proud to be a contributor to the agriculture industry. They are proud to be a company that calls rural America home. They pride themselves on being an independent company that cares more about building great irrigation systems than returning dividend to stockholders. Reinke listed values like honesty, trust, […]

Center Pivot Filtration System Importance

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Choosing the right filtration system, or improving your existing station is vital to ensure it is working effectively for the success of your irrigation system.  Besides the cost factor, the type of filter station that is chosen will depend primarily on the production device and the water/source quality of your system.   Water Filtration is […]

Valley Irrigation: Precision is the buzz word

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Valley Irrigation prides themselves on being worldwide leaders in precision irrigation. The company focuses on innovating center pivots, linear, and corner equipment that provide solutions for conserving water and meeting a demand that is growing by the thousand for food in the United States. Talk about a company with a mission, as mentioned before, they are […]

Farm Bill’s impact on Wheat Producers

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With several years of low farm prices, trade disruptions and increasing international competition, passing the 2018 Farm Bill came at a crucial time for farmers and ranchers. Kansas wheat farmers thank Congress for passing the 2018 Farm Bill and are hoping President Trump to sign the Farm Bill into law as soon. Kansas wheat farmers […]

Zimmatic Pivots: Defining Innovation

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In the competitive industry of irrigation, consumers often don’t compare the large pivot brands that are making the irrigation industry successful. Once a week Irrigation Listings will be highlighting a successful irrigation company’s pivots. Allowing our customers and readers to better understand why we sell the companies used pivots. Zimmatic by Lindsay center pivot irrigation […]

Red Meat Exports Affecting Corn Producers

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The U.S. Meat Export Federation has established the results of a study focused at calculating the value delivered to U.S. corn producers through exports of red meat.   The original 2016 study, as well as the 2018 follow-up, were conducted by World Perspectives which is a leading agricultural consulting firm.   The original study, The […]

What can a center pivot do for you?

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Center pivot irrigation is a system that delivers water in circular patterns, covering the field area. It involves a long water pipe that is supported by towers that are placed high enough to supply water to mature crops. Depending on the size of the system, water can be supplied to all sizes of fields. These […]