NFMS 2015 - Pentair Hypro
Successful Farming and Agriculture.com Machinery Director, Dave Mowitz, discusses the Pentair Hypro that allows precision, individual nozzle control.
NFMS 2015 - Valley Irrigation
Andy Smith from Valley Irrigation introduces a new concept to the connectivity to the irrigation world at the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville.water that we applied in the fields using. They fully connected base station system using irrigation exchange.
Irrigation Insider: Challenges Facing Irrigation
Dave Mowitz discusses the challenges facing irrigation with leaders from the major irrigation companies.feeder growing global population. We have to increase shields to enhance our energy production capabilities. Or certainly got to do that efficiently. An environmentally friendly and sustainable way sort -- the the the senator -- growth in in the eastern corn belt in the midwest and regions in Latin America and around the world. Israel have been driven by those those big macro drivers growing population we're requirements energy reforms. Are we
Technology Spotlight: Irrigation Advances
Water is a precious commodity, both existing and emerging technology will be key to helping agriculture stay sustainable. Advanced Technology Editor, Laurie Bedord looks at advances in irrigation technology that help farmers make the most out of their water. From show #702interest over last five years or so. -- remote monitoring control of Sarah Palin when your -- equipment. For growers are finding out is they'd wanna invest in this type of technology Purcell all the make
Irrigation Insider: Irrigation in the Eastern Corn Belt
Dave Mowitz discusses the advantages of adding irrigation to fields in the eastern corn belt with the major irrigation companies.speak with representatives of the leading irrigation companies about the pay back eastern corn belt farmer can expect. For investing center pivot irrigation. There has been significant growth in eastern Carmel. Over the past few years we'veIs that one of the things that a -- -- can't control mother nature . They control the other inputs in the end -- their onto the field fertilizers herbicides and all the other things -- -- one of the crop but if they don't get water. At the right time when they needed. And they just they don't have any control or that's what we've seen what they cost of all those inputs going up considerably. The price of commodities have gone up considerably. Growers cannot. Have that risk so they look at irrigation literally risk mitigation. In the eastern corn belt . And certainly any year likely -- here with one of the the largest droughts and quite some time. The payback was verydroughts from time to time so. Growers in general are in the eastern corn belt they want consisting yields and that's where Haitian comes into play. And the eastern corn belt as we all those from the severe drought that was happening last year in 2012. Weeks we've seen a dramatic increase in the demand for our products in the eastern corn belt and I think that goes back to you know the difference in yield. The chicken and did you get back on dry land vs irrigated and also. From the producer's standpoint. They yield variability you know you'll very ability -- island we'll have a tendency to go up and down quite a bit -- irrigated as long as you can get water on that -- Tennessee to be fairly. A consistent on year yields. And so I think in each of corn belt -- looking at as a risk management tool. They know that if they get the crop in the -- they know if
Irrigation Insider: Upgrading a center pivot to remote monitoring and control
Dave Mowitz discusses the reasons to add remote monitoring and control to center pivot irrigation system with leaders from the major irrigation companies.utilizing their laptops somewhere else they can user's Smartphone. They can user. Tablet device such as an iPad. And -- valley we offer actually two different. Products. To give horse choices one product is a valley
Irrigation Insider: The Future of Irrigation Technology
Dave Mowitz discusses the future of irrigation in the next 10 to 15 years with leaders from the major irrigation companies.34 years. I think we're going to see are a lot of technology developments in the next to senator juniors and an irrigation. We've really come a long way where our products like steel net wireless
Irrigation Insider: Flood vs. Center Pivot
Dave Mowitz discusses the benefits of center pivot irrigation with leaders from the major irrigation companies.the senator but obviously with uniformity. You're gonna have the ability to spoon feed us fertilizers -- chemicals for American productivity. Our and our target or farmers by yourself included that guys are used are grounded
Irrigation Insider: Upgrading and Replacing Center Pivot
Dave Mowitz discusses the right time to upgrade or replace a center pivot irrigation system with leaders from the major irrigation companies.in years where there is some -- -- there's some some natural mother nature here. -- kind of that's a band aid over some of those symptoms that. When he when he gets hotter if you look closely -- monitors out today you see
Farmer Kevin Schroeder of Buffalo County, Nebraska, talks about his no-till system and fertilizer program. A common practice in his area is applying chemicals through center-pivot irrigation.