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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.
  • Upgrade Your Nozzle Knowledge (Choosing the Right Irrigation Sprinkler)

    Not all sprinklers are created equal, and not all growers’ needs are the same. The right sprinkler can have a huge impact for a number of specific reasons. Introducing the i-Wob2 The I-Wob just got even better with the I-Wob2. The i-Wob from Senninger was already the most imitated irrigation sprinkler on the market, but now it’s even better. The new i-Wob2 is designed to be the longe...more
    Not all sprinklers are created equal, and not all growers’ needs are the same. The right sprinkler can have a huge impact for a number of specific reasons. Introducing the i-Wob2 The I-Wob just got even better with the I-Wob2. The i-Wob from Senninger was already the most imitated irrigation sprinkler on the market, but now it’s even better. The new i-Wob2 is designed to be the longe...more · May 10, 2018
  • X-Tec: More than Just Fast Irrigation (Seeing is Believing)

    The Valley® X-Tec® center drive motor is impressing growers at agricultural shows, not only in the United States but also around the globe. Everyone who sees it work is blown away by the combination of speed and power that our innovative FastPass™ technology delivers for farm irrigation. However, X-Tec is more than fast and powerful. It’s also efficient, precise and versatile, helpin...more
    The Valley® X-Tec® center drive motor is impressing growers at agricultural shows, not only in the United States but also around the globe. Everyone who sees it work is blown away by the combination of speed and power that our innovative FastPass™ technology delivers for farm irrigation. However, X-Tec is more than fast and powerful. It’s also efficient, precise and versatile, helpin...more · May 03, 2018
  • A Mobile App For Irrigators Who Don't Use Mobile Apps Yet (Try It, You'll Like It!)

    No, it’s not a new fitness app brought to you by Valley to track how fast you run – we will leave that to Nike. Valley® Irrigation Run Time® is a mobile application available to anyone to help keep track of irrigation operations. It is a simple tool that we released late in 2017 and is free to download, available for iOS and Android devices. Think of it kind of like a diet tracking a...more
    No, it’s not a new fitness app brought to you by Valley to track how fast you run – we will leave that to Nike. Valley® Irrigation Run Time® is a mobile application available to anyone to help keep track of irrigation operations. It is a simple tool that we released late in 2017 and is free to download, available for iOS and Android devices. Think of it kind of like a diet tracking a...more · Apr 26, 2018
  • A Lifetime in Center Pivot Irrigation (50+ Years with Valley)

    Technology is everywhere. And the rate of technological advancement is growing exponentially. It’s said that every 12 to 18 months, computers double their capabilities, and so do the information technologies that use them. Computers have obviously sped up technological advancement, but even before computers were widely used, technology was advancing quickly. Imagine the change that so...more
    Technology is everywhere. And the rate of technological advancement is growing exponentially. It’s said that every 12 to 18 months, computers double their capabilities, and so do the information technologies that use them. Computers have obviously sped up technological advancement, but even before computers were widely used, technology was advancing quickly. Imagine the change that so...more · Apr 19, 2018
  • Top 5 Reasons Valley is the Best Value in Irrigation

    Since 1954, Valley® Irrigation has been providing the most reliable irrigation equipment in the agriculture industry. Valley center pivots and linears provide precise water, chemical and fertilizer applications that improve crop yields, reduce labor costs, reduce runoff, and conserve water and energy. 1. Advanced Technologies Advanced technologies increase your quality of life. That ...more
    Since 1954, Valley® Irrigation has been providing the most reliable irrigation equipment in the agriculture industry. Valley center pivots and linears provide precise water, chemical and fertilizer applications that improve crop yields, reduce labor costs, reduce runoff, and conserve water and energy. 1. Advanced Technologies Advanced technologies increase your quality of life. That ...more · Mar 29, 2018
  • Georgia Grower Combines Tradition with Technology

    The McNeill family established their farm before Georgia was even a state. Seven generations later, Jess McNeill continues to farm the same land as his forefathers. He says farming is in his blood, and he appreciates the hard work and dedication of the generations that came before him. “I wouldn’t be here farming if it wasn’t for those six men who came before me, especially my dad,” ...more
    The McNeill family established their farm before Georgia was even a state. Seven generations later, Jess McNeill continues to farm the same land as his forefathers. He says farming is in his blood, and he appreciates the hard work and dedication of the generations that came before him. “I wouldn’t be here farming if it wasn’t for those six men who came before me, especially my dad,” ...more · Mar 15, 2018
  • 6 Time-Saving Hacks When Using AgSense

    Since pioneering remote irrigation management in 2003, AgSense® promptly became the global leader in remote operations for irrigation equipment. Growers quickly recognized the time savings that come with managing an entire farm operation from anywhere in the world. The certainty of having machine status in the palm of your hand means making fewer trips to the pivots, less worry and sp...more
    Since pioneering remote irrigation management in 2003, AgSense® promptly became the global leader in remote operations for irrigation equipment. Growers quickly recognized the time savings that come with managing an entire farm operation from anywhere in the world. The certainty of having machine status in the palm of your hand means making fewer trips to the pivots, less worry and sp...more · Mar 13, 2018
  • Irrigating Sloping Land with Center Pivots

    With permission and translated from Irrigazette Located on the slopes of the Garonne Valley in southwestern France lies a medium-sized farm surrounded by a landscape full of vineyards. Leyritz-Moncassin, in the Lot-et-Garonne region, is a remote, beautiful place with almost no flat land. In short, it’s not the type of terrain on which one expects to find center pivot irrigation. Alai...more
    With permission and translated from Irrigazette Located on the slopes of the Garonne Valley in southwestern France lies a medium-sized farm surrounded by a landscape full of vineyards. Leyritz-Moncassin, in the Lot-et-Garonne region, is a remote, beautiful place with almost no flat land. In short, it’s not the type of terrain on which one expects to find center pivot irrigation. Alai...more · Mar 08, 2018
  • Case Study: Family Farm Uses Irrigation Management to Keep Crops (and Land) Healthy

    Every farm wants to be better, smarter and faster. The Berg family has found a way to achieve all three. The Bergs’ family farm is a diverse operation located near Patterson in southeast Washington, along the Columbia River. The Bergs are always looking for ways to improve, and they’re more than willing to try new technology and techniques to accomplish that goal. Three siblings own ...more
    Every farm wants to be better, smarter and faster. The Berg family has found a way to achieve all three. The Bergs’ family farm is a diverse operation located near Patterson in southeast Washington, along the Columbia River. The Bergs are always looking for ways to improve, and they’re more than willing to try new technology and techniques to accomplish that goal. Three siblings own ...more · Mar 01, 2018