Lindsay acquires Net Irrigate, an IoT company that provides remote monitoring solutions for irrigation customers. Net Irrigate will join Lindsay’s FieldNET brand of remote irrigation monitoring and control solutions.
The acquisition is to further the two companies’ shared goals of delivering innovative real-world solutions to help growers increase water and energy efficiency and exercise more sustainable farming practices while operating and maintaining irrigation systems.
Net Irrigate’s customer base will now have access to additional functionality and solutions with Lindsay’s FieldNET irrigation technology offering.
Founded in 2006, Net Irrigate builds customised remote monitoring devices and reporting software for large farms and government agencies associated with ground and surface water conservation.
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In 2010, the company released its flagship WireRat brand, which led to the reduction of copper theft on center pivots in several areas of the United States and Canada.
Net Irrigate has deployed more than 10,000 monitoring devices, including its CircleScout remote irrigation management hardware and software solution, across 2,000+ agricultural enterprises.