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By LIZ KEARNEY
The Livingston Enterprise 

Man using technology to improve water usage in farming

 

October 1, 2017



LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — Paradise Valley, meet Silicon Valley.

Jeff Reed has made his living in technology including serving as chief technology officer of Arrow Electronics, a company that makes many of the electronics that run our various gadgets and devices. Recently, he has turned his tech skills to what was once a relatively simple farmer's life — growing organic alfalfa on his property along the Yellowstone River.

After the unprecedented closure of the Yellowstone River last year due to a parasite that killed thousands of fish, Reed turned his tech mind to irrigating his fields ...



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