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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.
  • 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
  • Two Fields: Kansas Teen Combines His Love of Farming and Filming

    Like most boys his age, 14-year-old Abram “Abe” Stirtz has a keen interest in computers and the Internet. However, Abram is equally proud of farm life and the role he plays there. Fortunately, Abe has found a way to combine both interests on his parents’ farm near Enterprise, KS.
    Like most boys his age, 14-year-old Abram “Abe” Stirtz has a keen interest in computers and the Internet. However, Abram is equally proud of farm life and the role he plays there. Fortunately, Abe has found a way to combine both interests on his parents’ farm near Enterprise, KS. · Jun 09, 2020
  • The Irrigation Leader Listens to You: A Short History of Valley 365

    This is first in a series about Valley 365™ and the Valley technology road map. Keep following for more information in the weeks ahead! Valley® has had its hand in technology for a number of years, from the cams™ Management System in the 1980s to Valmonitor. These initial tech offerings paved the way for true remote irrigation control.
    This is first in a series about Valley 365™ and the Valley technology road map. Keep following for more information in the weeks ahead! Valley® has had its hand in technology for a number of years, from the cams™ Management System in the 1980s to Valmonitor. These initial tech offerings paved the way for true remote irrigation control. · Mar 05, 2020