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Did Mother Nature Leave You With Pivot Damage?

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Did Mother Nature Leave You With Pivot Damage?

It never fails that at least once a summer, Mother Nature intrudes. Destroying crops and irrigation systems often leaving farmers in distress. Time and time again, we get calls from farmers who are in this same situation. Mother Nature brings in high winds and/or torrential downpours and leaves them in quite the predicaments. With overturned and mangled pivots, this can mean several thousands of dollars in damage. Direct Pivot Parts has a parts inventory for all brands of pivots and irrigation systems. We work directly with farmers to supply them with affordable and reliable pivot parts. Keeping your pivots up and...

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Are You Ready For Spring?

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Are You Ready For Spring?

Spring is almost here, and that means baseball games and other outdoor activities will be the chatter across many fields. Today marks the first of March and the the first day of spring will quickly follow up. While some may be just coming out of hibernation from the winter weather, others are anxious about this upcoming growing season. Like an athlete prepping for their spring games, you have spent your fair share of time the fall and winter making sure your pivot is ready for this season. And now that you have finished up your preparations. You feel accomplished and ready....

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Celebrating National FFA Week

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Celebrating National FFA Week

Today’s FFA Members Are The Leaders And Innovators Of Tomorrow.  With more than 90 years of tradition, the National FFA organization strives to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Designated a national week in 1947, the week of George Washington’s birthday, National FFA Week runs from Saturday to Saturday and gives FFA members an opportunity to educate the public about agriculture. During the week, chapters conduct a variety of activities to help others in their schools and communities learn about FFA and agricultural...

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It’s Trade Show Time!

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It’s Trade Show Time!

February is here and it is a great month to get out and explore the newest products and technology in agriculture. World Ag Expo The World Ag Expo is the world’s largest agricultural exposition. More than 1,500 exhibitors display the latest in farm equipment, communications and technology! Free seminars focus on a variety of topics important to producers, farmers, ranchers, and agribusiness professionals. When: February 13-15, 2018 Where: Tulare, CA More Information: https://www.worldagexpo.com/   National Farm Machinery Show For over 52 years, the National Machinery Show has offered cutting-edge agricultural products equipment, and services available in the farming industry. With over...

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Proposed Bill Could Have Huge Impact On Nebraska Irrigators

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Proposed Bill Could Have Huge Impact On Nebraska Irrigators

On Tuesday, Columbus State Senator Paul Schumacher introduced LB1022 known as the Irrigation Tax Act. The bill addresses to impose a one-cent annual tax for every 10 gallons of water pumped from a well with the capacity of producing 5,000 gallons of water per day would be created. The bill also proposes that all agriculture and horticulture land will be valued as dry land. This is intended to remove the current valuation policy of assessing more value to irrigated acres. The bill has brought criticism from Nebraska farmers and several ag groups. LB1022 is expected to have a hearing in...

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