Richard Durrant, left, and Gabe Bollschweiler repair the drive line on the far end of a pivot irrigation system. After it was fixed, Durrant stood and turned on the system using a cell phone app. Before the app, he would have to drive back to the center pivot and then return to see if the line was fixed. “There’s a lot to be said for technology.”
Richard Durrant, left, and Gabe Bollschweiler repair the drive line on the far end of a pivot irrigation system. After it was fixed, Durrant stood and turned on the system using a cell phone app. Before the app, he would have to drive back to the center pivot and then return to see if the line was fixed. “There’s a lot to be said for technology.” Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com
Richard Durrant, left, and Gabe Bollschweiler repair the drive line on the far end of a pivot irrigation system. After it was fixed, Durrant stood and turned on the system using a cell phone app. Before the app, he would have to drive back to the center pivot and then return to see if the line was fixed. “There’s a lot to be said for technology.” Katherine Jones kjones@idahostatesman.com

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