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Valley® Irrigation is the worldwide leader in precision irrigation. The Valley brand of center pivot, linear, and corner equipment provides solutions for conserving water and meeting the growing demand for food.
  • Valley 365® and Terra Gold Farms: A Partnership that’s Pure Gold

    Austin Ochoa manages his five-generation family farm near Othello, Washington. Terra Gold Farms grows a variety of crops, including potatoes and onions, with corn and alfalfa in rotation, on approximately 8,000 irrigated acres. With several farms, various crops, and a fleet of center pivots to manage, he requires the proper technology and people to plan, track, and manage his family operation.
    Austin Ochoa manages his five-generation family farm near Othello, Washington. Terra Gold Farms grows a variety of crops, including potatoes and onions, with corn and alfalfa in rotation, on approximately 8,000 irrigated acres. With several farms, various crops, and a fleet of center pivots to manage, he requires the proper technology and people to plan, track, and manage his family operation. · Mar 30, 2021
  • What is a Boomback?

    The term boomback doesn’t seem like it would be related to center pivot irrigation. But boomback products have been used on center pivot and linear move equipment for more than 30 years. Their function is to reduce the sprinkler package Instantaneous Application Rate (IAR) on the soil.
    The term boomback doesn’t seem like it would be related to center pivot irrigation. But boomback products have been used on center pivot and linear move equipment for more than 30 years. Their function is to reduce the sprinkler package Instantaneous Application Rate (IAR) on the soil. · Mar 16, 2021
  • Hard Work Pays Off for Georgia Teen at National FFA Competition

    Madison’s hard work and passion recently resulted in a 1st-place finish in the National FFA Contest. Her assignment focused on researching two Valley Irrigation remote management technologies that are critical for conserving resources and maximizing yields.
    Madison’s hard work and passion recently resulted in a 1st-place finish in the National FFA Contest. Her assignment focused on researching two Valley Irrigation remote management technologies that are critical for conserving resources and maximizing yields. · Feb 03, 2021
  • Valley Insights™ Gives Eagle View Farms a Bird’s Eye View to Avoid Crop Loss

    Gary Schmidt is no stranger to technology that he thinks will save him time. In the past, his results with imaging services had been inconsistent at best, so he was skeptical when his Valley Dealer asked him to try Valley Insights. But the high-resolution imagery – and the yield-saving results he got – quickly convinced him.
    Gary Schmidt is no stranger to technology that he thinks will save him time. In the past, his results with imaging services had been inconsistent at best, so he was skeptical when his Valley Dealer asked him to try Valley Insights. But the high-resolution imagery – and the yield-saving results he got – quickly convinced him. · Dec 03, 2020
  • Valley: The Leader in Sustainable Irrigation Technology

    There are only 30 years before the global population will reach 9.8 billion. Food production will need to increase by 70% to feed those people. Said another way, in the next 30 years the world must produce the same amount of food it produced over the past 8,000 years. That’s why valley irrigation is committed to sustainability.
    There are only 30 years before the global population will reach 9.8 billion. Food production will need to increase by 70% to feed those people. Said another way, in the next 30 years the world must produce the same amount of food it produced over the past 8,000 years. That’s why valley irrigation is committed to sustainability. · Nov 02, 2020
  • Valley is Transforming the Way You Farm

    Center pivots were a giant leap forward for agricultural technology and efficient water application. Since their invention, Valley has never stopped innovating. Now center pivots are becoming ag data hubs, and are set to transform the way growers manage their fields – again.
    Center pivots were a giant leap forward for agricultural technology and efficient water application. Since their invention, Valley has never stopped innovating. Now center pivots are becoming ag data hubs, and are set to transform the way growers manage their fields – again. · Oct 02, 2020
  • Brazilian Brothers Double Down with Center Pivots

    The Franco brothers achieve yields of more than twice the regional average, thanks to Valley pivots. They see it as more than increased profits – it’s validation for decades of working the land.
    The Franco brothers achieve yields of more than twice the regional average, thanks to Valley pivots. They see it as more than increased profits – it’s validation for decades of working the land. · Sep 29, 2020
  • “Pushing Boundaries”

    Innovation takes many forms. For Kevin Fischman of Valley Irrigation, innovation has earned three patents (so far), and is helping growers be more efficient with their water application.
    Innovation takes many forms. For Kevin Fischman of Valley Irrigation, innovation has earned three patents (so far), and is helping growers be more efficient with their water application. · Sep 01, 2020
  • Valley Insights Provides Knowledge in Arid Conditions

    Potatoes require careful irrigation management to produce the best-quality crop, especially when grown in a desert area. Grant Morris of Schneider Farms near Pasco, Washington, uses irrigation technology like Valley Insights™ to help maximize yields and efficiency.
    Potatoes require careful irrigation management to produce the best-quality crop, especially when grown in a desert area. Grant Morris of Schneider Farms near Pasco, Washington, uses irrigation technology like Valley Insights™ to help maximize yields and efficiency. · Jun 23, 2020