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Zimmatic Pivoting Lateral Video

ZIMMATIC PIVOTING LATERAL VIDEO THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS Transcript You wouldn’t eat soup with a fork, or use a bicycle to pull your implements. But, are you using the right equipment to irrigate your fields? Center pivots and lateral-move systems are often great for traditional fields, but when you really need to make the most of every inch of land, such as with high-value crops on a large or irregular [...]

2021-04-09T10:00:07-07:00April 9th, 2021|Pivots and Laterals|

Maximize Your Field with an Advanced Lateral Move Irrigation Sprinkler System

Key Difference between Lateral Move Irrigation and Centre Pivot Sprinklers, and What to Consider when Buying Lateral move irrigation is a close cousin of the centre pivot, and both options are considered when designing an irrigation system for a large field. The two systems are almost identical in structure and purpose - both are self-propelled, overhead irrigation systems.  The main difference is a centre pivot sprinkler is anchored at one end and [...]

2021-04-09T11:58:20-07:00April 6th, 2021|Pivots and Laterals, Zimmatic|

FieldNET Advisor Video

FIELDNET ADVISOR: REMOTE IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT FieldNET® by Lindsay is the industry's first fully integrated wireless and mobile solution to manage irrigation systems, providing automatic control of water and chemigation application to employ best management practices. Transcript As a grower, you need more control over your water, fertilizer and chemigation throughout the entire crop lifecycle. You need to know what’s going on with your irrigation operation at all times. You need [...]

2021-03-15T09:30:31-07:00March 9th, 2021|Pivots and Laterals|

Save Time and Increase Yields with a Long Lasting Zimmatic Pivot Sprinkler System

Increase Farm Revenue with Unused Land Farmers are choosing to increase the value of their assets by eliminating idle land. Irrigation allows for more crop versatility and higher yields as it grants the ability to hedge against the weather. It allows the grower to avoid the negative effects of dry years, spotty moisture patterns and removes the waiting period for moisture to begin the growing season. Mechanical move irrigation, such as a centre [...]

2021-03-09T09:36:42-08:00March 5th, 2021|Pivots and Laterals|

Subsurface Drip Irrigation: Trenching

Subsurface Drip Irrigation: Trenching Southern Irrigation at Valk Land and Cattle Ltd. Valk Land and Cattle Ltd. is a family-owned farm of 625 acres that grows durum wheat, barley and specializes in growing yellow mustard. The Vandervalks are implementing a subsurface drip irrigation system to provide them with higher yields and quality crops. In our previous video, we showed our installation team plow in the dripline; the next step is to trench in [...]

2021-02-11T09:29:11-08:00February 11th, 2021|Subsurface Drip Irrigation|

Improve Hemp and CBD Quality with Drip Irrigation

Growing Hemp Common Uses of Hemp and Cannabinoids (CBD) Hemp has been harvested for industrial purposes in Canada since 1998, as an environmentally friendly alternative to plastics and other harmful materials. Its seeds and fibres have been harvested for textiles, paper, building materials, particleboard, compost, hemp oil, hemp flour and much more. Drip irrigation keeps plant foliage completely dry, reducing disease. More recently, Canada has opened its [...]

2021-04-16T09:14:24-07:00January 25th, 2021|Drip Irrigation, Hemp|

Southern Irrigation & Zimmatic pivots

SOUTHERN IRRIGATION GROWS BY ACQUIRING TWO NEW LOCATIONS SPECIALIZING IN ZIMMATIC PIVOT SPRINKLERS Chilliwack, BC, January 18, 2021 Southern Irrigation, Canada’s leading provider of intelligent water solutions, continues its goal of helping more agricultural growers succeed. The company has completed its acquisition of Highlands Irrigation, a key pivot sprinkler irrigation provider in Western Canada.    This strategic acquisition will allow Southern Irrigation to provide their customers with market-leading pivot sprinklers from Lindsay [...]

2021-01-19T09:03:44-08:00January 18th, 2021|Pivots and Laterals, Press Release|

Subsurface Drip Irrigation: Planning and Design

Subsurface Drip Irrigation: Planning and Design Southern Irrigation at Valk Land and Cattle Ltd. Valk Land and Cattle Ltd. is a family-owned farm that grows durum wheat, barley and specializes in growing yellow mustard. See the different aspects they need to consider when implementing a subsurface drip irrigation system for their 625-acre farm. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Lawrence: I am Lawrence Vandervalk from Valk Land and Cattle. Barley [...]

2021-02-11T09:24:53-08:00November 16th, 2020|Subsurface Drip Irrigation|

How to Design a Subsurface Drip Irrigation System

SDI Planning and Design Considerations Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is one of the most advanced methods of irrigation technology today. SDI gives farmers the ability to apply water and nutrients efficiently where and when they are needed. This results in increased yields and higher quality crops, while saving water, energy, and fertilizer. There are many factors to consider when planning an SDI system; careful attention must be paid to design, installation, and maintenance. [...]

2020-11-18T16:15:54-08:00October 29th, 2020|Subsurface Drip Irrigation|

A Fun Little Field Trip

A Fun Little Field Trip Once upon a previous, peaceful Wednesday, a white truck with a familiar blue logo travelled along the side of a mountain. The vehicle seemed to drive down a road almost invisible to the faraway eye. From inside the vehicle, the 3 passengers clutched the safety handles tightly while yelling at the driver to keep his eyes on the road, as it was just as invisible up close. One [...]

2020-08-19T09:17:26-07:00August 19th, 2020|Installation|