Broadacre Center Pivot Irrigation

Broadacre center pivot irrigation systems are slowly replacing traditional irrigation. Center pivot irrigation provides many advantages, including efficiency, versatility, reliability, and eco-friendliness. It has proven 90-95% efficient in a variety of climates and soils and allows equal distribution of water. There is also uniformity during windy conditions and a reduction of runoff chemicals. Although there is a higher initial investment cost associated with center pivot irrigation systems, this is offset by the lower ongoing operational labour costs. The versatility of center pivot irrigation systems is proven by the way it promotes crop rotation and allows multiple crops under a single circle. Moreover, with regular maintenance, this kind of system can last more than 20 years due to its high-quality construction and components. Its rugged design also allows it to withstand the most complex field conditions.