Home / Machinery / Irrigation


Irrigation equipment news and updates. Find articles on new & used irrigation equipment, maintenance, safety and more.

Agri-Inject's New Nomad Pump Base By: 08/27/2015 @ 12:55pm

Yuma, Colorado company Agri-Inject, Inc. has done more than simply redesign the pump base that is used in combination with its fertigation system. With its new name…

Kit Converts Diesel Irrigation Engine to Natural Gas By: 03/06/2015 @ 3:11pm

While diesel prices have dropped compared with the astronomical charges a couple of years ago, irrigators are always…

Center Pivot Rice and Peanuts Are Promising By: 10/30/2014 @ 3:20pm

Their old nemesis, the pigweed, may still be around, but otherwise, Jeremy and Kyle Baltz believe they’ve found the…

Time to Pull Moisture Meters, ET Gages from Fields By: 08/24/2015 @ 3:54pm

With most irrigation finished for the season and harvest around the corner, this is an ideal time to pull Watermark sensors and ET Gages, advise Aaron Nygren and Gary Zoubek of the University of…

Water Management Study Under Way - Irrigation and Fertigation Are Being Tested! By: 07/29/2015 @ 11:00pm

Jason Gahimer and the Becks Central Indiana PFR team have been conducting water management trials. Watch this video to learn more about the irrigation and fertigation practices they are testing…

$1.99 App Identifies Irrigation Pumps That Cost You $$$$$ By: 07/02/2015 @ 2:39pm

What’s the fastest way to eat through fuel during irrigation? By having an underperforming pump that needs to be adjusted, repaired or replaced.For just $1.99 you can buy an online app that calculates…

Solar-Powered Pivot By: 03/06/2015 @ 3:05pm

What is one of the very few solar-powered center pivots operating on a farm has readily proven its worth for the innovative family farm that invested in the technology. The Ivener farm operation of Whiting…

Manage Irrigation to Reduce Costs By: 02/02/2015 @ 12:31pm

Those last 1 to 3 inches of water you apply at the end of the irrigation season often not only waste water but also cost you an extra 2 to 5 gallons of diesel fuel per acre. Assuming an average $3.78 per…

This container should display a .swf file. If not, you may need to upgrade your Flash player.
John Deere Folding Cornhead

I will cut expenses by reducing:

Inputs Personal living expenses Machinery expenses Labor Other than the above I will not reduce expenses Other/comment