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    7 Center Pivot Myths Debunked

    Monday, June 8, 2015 Center pivot technology has come a long way in recent years with improvements to irrigation efficiency and data tracking. As pivot and sprinkler manufacturers develop a better understanding of soil health and the water needs of variou ...


    Drip vs Overhead Irrigation

    Monday, May 15, 2017 Is overhead irrigation a system of the past? We certainly don’t think so! Drip irrigation systems may be highly efficient in water use, but new overhead sprinklers are almost as water and energy efficient. Most people have strong opin ...


    Drip vs Overhead Irrigation (Part 2)

    Monday, May 22, 2017 Dispelling the Myths Irrigation efficiency is about more than just pumping the smallest possible amount of water. A system’s efficiency is determined by its performance and distribution uniformity, along with the crop’s response to ir ...


    Drip vs Overhead Irrigation (Part 3)

    Monday, May 29, 2017 System Versatility Irrigation systems are vital for crop germination and are frequently used to distribute fertilizers or chemicals. In colder climates, overhead systems are also used for frost protection. Both drip and overhead syste ...


    Drip vs Overhead Irrigation (Part 5)

    Monday, June 12, 2017 Minimal investments for a strong ROI For large-scale commercial growers, overhead irrigation is more economically feasible. Drip systems typically cost $500 to $1,200 or more per acre. Part of the total cost is capital investment, an ...


    How to Identify a Bad Pressure Regulator

    Tuesday, August 18, 2015 For years, growers have asked irrigation manufactures “How can I tell if my pressure regulator is bad?” and for years the industry has responded with “Well, it’s not that easy.” The benefits of incorporating pressure regulators in ...


    What is the difference between a Pressure Regulator and a Pressure Regulating Limit Valve?

    Sunday, June 1, 2014 What is the difference between a Pressure Regulator and a Pressure Regulating Limit Valve? Both maintain a constant outlet pressure when handling rated flows. The difference comes when there is no flow through the device. The standard ...


    Efficient Sprinklers And Irrigation Systems For Agriculture

    Thursday, October 20, 2016 Irrigation efficiency is defined by a system’s ability to deliver the required amount of water to crops at the right time and place.  Regardless of the method that growers have employed―whether aged flood irrigation, overhead ap ...


    Senninger Announces The New Pressure Regulator Ultra

    Friday, September 16, 2016 Senninger is pleased to announce the new Pressure Regulator Ultra (PRU), a high-flow 2-inch pressure regulator.  The PRU is designed to maintain a preset outlet pressure with flows of 20 to 100 gpm (4542 to 22713 L/hr). The inle ...


    Close Spacing Reduces Water Use & Increases Yields

    Tuesday, July 5, 2016 Water availability and pumping costs are two major issues growers and irrigators have faced in recent years.  Unfortunately, these concerns are far from diminishing, with unpredictable rainfall, increasing temperatures and rising dem ...