Sunbelt Expo Features Irrigation Technology
Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
The Sunbelt Expo is a must-attend event for anyone in agriculture.
But even if you are not involved in row crops or livestock, it is a great time for consumers to find out what farmers are doing to supply the food we eat everyday.
This year, one main focus is irrigation.
"With the drought over the last year, we just continue to look for ways to be more efficient stewards of the resource we call water," says Chip Blalock, Sunbelt Ag Expo Exec. Director.
Reinke Manufacturing Incorporated donated a new 8 tower center pivot irrigation system, upgrading from manual to computer based technology.
"The farm manager can monitor the field situation at the actual irrigation pivot point, make programming decisions and download that information via a radio signal right to the irrigation machines," says Mike Mills, Reinke Territory Manager.
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