“It was just time for an update. Now the technology we can operate this new pivot from our phone and we can adjust the variable rate as far as much water to put on. Fifty-one years of improvements in technology is why we decided to semi-retire the old one and put up a new one,” Terry Beller, quoted in the Columbus Telegram, on his decision to replace Pivot #5, one of the first Zimmatic center pivot systems manufactured by Lindsay Corporation in 1969. Tried and true pivot enter retirement, Molly Hunter, Aug. 8, Columbus Telegram, 2020.
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