n SA Irrigation = SA Besproeiing - Rainmakers : the heartbeat of crop cultivation : news

Volume 28, Issue 1
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Extracted from text ... SA IRRIGATION - December 2005 / January 2006 - 13 The USA-based Groundwater Foundation recently launched 'Rainmakers: A Photographic Story of Centre Pivots' - a 96 page coffee table book featuring the beauty and powerful technology of centre pivot applications. According to the Groundwater Foundation, the rhythmic pumping sound and motion of a centre pivot irrigation system is the heartbeat of many successful farming operations - yet this technology remains a mystery to millions. While flying over agricultural regions many airline passengers look down curiously at the circles of green not understanding that what they are seeing is their food ..

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