16 January 2017, 02:25PM

1. What kind of support should I expect from my irrigation dealer? When you decide to buy a centre pivot or convert to pivot from another form of irrigation, you are...

16 January 2017, 12:00AM

Second hand T/L Centre Pivot Parts 19 x 16.9” x 24” Tyres with rims Planetary drive gearboxes & motors  x 20 Planetary drive base beams x 9 Spool Valves x 10 Diesel drive hydraulic power...

10 January 2017, 08:29AM

When purchasing a centre pivot, growers likely have expectations for the lifespan of the equipment. Some centre pivot pipelines are still dependable after 25 to 30 years of use; other...

29 November 2016, 12:00AM

Cotton growers forced to look elsewhere for an income after years of stubborn drought and zero water restrictions have been given a new thread of hope by the recent rains. Central...

7 October 2016, 10:44AM

Times are changing. Everywhere you look, the integration of technology and basic functions are blurring. There is nowhere we can go to escape technology. Every one of us likely has...

25 August 2016, 09:54AM

From the Back of Bourke to Dunedoo - We've been there this week The much appreciated rain has created a confidence in NSW growers for the upcoming growing season. The past dry...

18 August 2016, 02:17PM

The installation of variable speed drives (VSDs) on pumps can be an effective energy saving measure. Lowering the speed of a motor by just 20% can produce an energy saving...

25 July 2016, 12:41PM

Now is a good time to evaluate the sprinkler package on your center pivot or linear irrigation machine. Replace worn or broken sprinkler package components to ‚Äčensure your machine is...

5 July 2016, 12:00AM

As you likely know, deep wheel tracks are a headache in the field. They lead to low crop clearance and can cause your pivot or linear to get stuck mid-rotation. A...

29 June 2016, 05:13PM

The wet weather may have brought much needed rain to parched farmland but that doesn’t mean you can forget about irrigation for a while. This is the ideal time to be...

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