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Keeping the Greens in Rio Green

Keeping the Greens in Rio Green

by Lindsay

Below the Olympic golf course in Rio sits an irrigation pumping system installed by Watertronics, a Lindsay Company - a proud partner in the construction of the first Olympic golf course in 104 years...

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Guest Blog: Sprinkler Checks & Maintenance

Guest Blog: Sprinkler Checks & Maintenance

by Nelson Irrigation

 Increasing production efficiency is essential for producers to maintain or increase their economic return in an increasingly competitive global market. Irrigation scheduling, irrigation uniformity, and irrigation efficiency maximize production. Center pivot and linear move irrigation systems are capable of attaining uniformities and efficiencies of 90-95 percent with values of 85 percent generally considered the minimum acceptable level before a system needs updating or maintenance. There are a few simple checks an operator can perform to ensure they are getting the most out of their system.

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Big Profits in Big Sky Country - Managing Progressive Grazing

Big Profits in Big Sky Country - Managing Progressive Grazing

by By Lindsay

“They are tremendous stewards of their land. They search for maximum production, but at the same time, they’re very conscientious in not using more water or fertilizer than they need, and taking good care of their property so it has proper cover and vegetation. They take great pride in how they treat their herd, chis is a large herd.”

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Pivot Efficiency Tips Part One – Proper Maintenance is Key

Pivot Efficiency Tips Part One – Proper Maintenance is Key

by By Lindsay

Center pivots are designed to be a very efficient way to apply water to crops, but, like every piece of machinery on the farm, top performance requires good maintenance and skilled operation. While the maintenance schedule in the operation manual is a good start, Lindsay Applications Engineer Steve Melvin has a few additional recommendations.

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