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Converting from Gravity Flow Irrigation to Zimmatic

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The following Q&A with Fred Butler of Agri-Lines Irrigation, Parma, Idaho, appeared in a recent Dealer View column of Lindsay’s Irrigation Advances magazine.

Q: How has converting from gravity irrigation to pivots benefited growers in your area?

A. In areas that have significant elevation differences between water sources and field level, some of our . . .

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A Breath of Fresh Air

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Growing Pivot-Irrigated Mint in Indiana

After irrigating, the crisp minty fragrance surrounding Shady Lane Farms, just outside of South Bend, Indiana, gives new meaning to “fresh country air.”

The 800 acres (324 ha) of peppermint and spearmint fields emit an aroma that may remind you of a stick of spearmint chewing gum. When the . . .

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Garrison Diversion Project Provides New Irrigation Opportunities

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Thanks to a massive pump station from Watertronics, a Lindsay Company, and innovative wireless irrigation management and controls from Lindsay, thousands of acres of previously dryland North Dakota farm ground are now being irrigated.

In addition to higher yields of corn, soybeans and other crops, the McClusky Canal Mile Marker 7.5 Irrigation Project . . .

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The New 7500P Small-Field Pivot

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For these South Caroline growers, smaller is better.

Zimmatic by Lindsay’s new 7500P Small-Field Pivot is proving to be popular among growers around the world, including two South Carolina growers who recently purchased the new 7500P as a “perfect fit” for their operations.

Designed to irrigate smaller fields up to 60 acres (24 ha), . . .

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