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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.
  • Tech-Savvy Family Farm Implements New ICON10

    Warbington Farms lies mostly in Dooly County in Central Georgia. It’s a family farm, with three generations working the land together to grow cotton, peanuts and corn. They’ve always been early adopters of new technology, and that has helped them continue to succeed, even during down times. Austin Warbington, who is the third generation of Warbingtons, along with his cousin a...more
    Warbington Farms lies mostly in Dooly County in Central Georgia. It’s a family farm, with three generations working the land together to grow cotton, peanuts and corn. They’ve always been early adopters of new technology, and that has helped them continue to succeed, even during down times. Austin Warbington, who is the third generation of Warbingtons, along with his cousin a...more · Feb 02, 2017
  • Introducing the Valley ICONX Control Panel for Irrigation

    Throughout the month of January, Growing the Conversation has introduced you to three of the four new ICON smart panels from Valley® – the ICON10, ICON1 and ICON5. This week, we are thrilled to introduce you to the ICON panel that gives growers like you the key to complete control over your entire pivot irrigation operation – the ICONX. By now, you’ve probably seen and m...more
    Throughout the month of January, Growing the Conversation has introduced you to three of the four new ICON smart panels from Valley® – the ICON10, ICON1 and ICON5. This week, we are thrilled to introduce you to the ICON panel that gives growers like you the key to complete control over your entire pivot irrigation operation – the ICONX. By now, you’ve probably seen and m...more · Jan 26, 2017
  • Beat the Weather with Irrigation Drought Solutions

    In March, many farmers (at least those of us here in the North) are planning for the upcoming crop season. These plans involve hybrid selection, fertility needs, equipment replacement and the like. One area that we seem to forget about is irrigation. The hot, dry days of summer seem like a distant dream, far away and not very relevant. However, deep down we all know summer is coming....more
    In March, many farmers (at least those of us here in the North) are planning for the upcoming crop season. These plans involve hybrid selection, fertility needs, equipment replacement and the like. One area that we seem to forget about is irrigation. The hot, dry days of summer seem like a distant dream, far away and not very relevant. However, deep down we all know summer is coming....more · Jan 20, 2017
  • Introducing the Valley ICON5 Control Panel for Irrigation

    Over the past two weeks, Growing the Conversation Blog has introduced you to the new ICON10 and ICON1 smart panels for pivot irrigation from Valley®. We are excited to continue with the introductions to the ICON series of smart panels with the most versatile irrigation panel in the lineup – the ICON5™. The ICON5 is unique in that it offers unmatched simplicity and ease of use to...more
    Over the past two weeks, Growing the Conversation Blog has introduced you to the new ICON10 and ICON1 smart panels for pivot irrigation from Valley®. We are excited to continue with the introductions to the ICON series of smart panels with the most versatile irrigation panel in the lineup – the ICON5™. The ICON5 is unique in that it offers unmatched simplicity and ease of use to...more · Jan 19, 2017
  • Introducing Valley ICON and the ICON10 Control Panel for Irrigation.

    Oh, how far we’ve come. Almost 35 years ago, Valley® released the industry’s very first remote monitor and control product, the Valmonitor. About five years after that, Valley introduced farmers to C:A:M:S technology, the revolutionary “computerized” control panel for irrigation. Those two products represented a huge leap in capability and were the first steps towards true efficiency ...more
    Oh, how far we’ve come. Almost 35 years ago, Valley® released the industry’s very first remote monitor and control product, the Valmonitor. About five years after that, Valley introduced farmers to C:A:M:S technology, the revolutionary “computerized” control panel for irrigation. Those two products represented a huge leap in capability and were the first steps towards true efficiency ...more · Jan 06, 2017
  • 12 Things Dad Didn't Tell You about Buying a Center Pivot

    There’s a good chance your dad taught you everything you know about farming and running the business. But, we still get a lot of questions about the process of buying a center pivot and the best way to go about it. The purchase of a center pivot irrigation machine is a big investment that can provide a very good return to you.
    There’s a good chance your dad taught you everything you know about farming and running the business. But, we still get a lot of questions about the process of buying a center pivot and the best way to go about it. The purchase of a center pivot irrigation machine is a big investment that can provide a very good return to you. · Dec 15, 2016
  • Tips for a Successful Canola Crop with Center Pivot Irrigation

    The canola crop is commonly grown to produce animal feed, vegetable oil, and biofuel, and is easily distinguishable by its bright yellow flowers. The following documents a case study of a canola farmer in the Czech Republic who used center pivot irrigation in one of the most arid areas of the country, which helped him achieve a higher than average crop yield. Each year, the grower pro...more
    The canola crop is commonly grown to produce animal feed, vegetable oil, and biofuel, and is easily distinguishable by its bright yellow flowers. The following documents a case study of a canola farmer in the Czech Republic who used center pivot irrigation in one of the most arid areas of the country, which helped him achieve a higher than average crop yield. Each year, the grower pro...more · Dec 12, 2016
  • Dairy Farm Management: How Can You Reduce Your Groundwater Impact?

    It is often said that there are only two things in life that are certain – death and taxes. For the American dairy farmer, another can be added to the list: regulations. With the increasing size of the average dairy along with the growing scrutiny that regulatory agencies are putting towards environmental impacts, it is very important for dairy operations to keep an eye on how their d...more
    It is often said that there are only two things in life that are certain – death and taxes. For the American dairy farmer, another can be added to the list: regulations. With the increasing size of the average dairy along with the growing scrutiny that regulatory agencies are putting towards environmental impacts, it is very important for dairy operations to keep an eye on how their d...more · Dec 05, 2016
  • 10 Unique BaseStation3 Features for Center Pivot Irrigation Monitoring

    BaseStation3™ from Valley® is an industry-leading, remote management technology product. With BaseStation3, you can communicate with your devices from anywhere you are in the world. With the abundance of features available in BaseStation3, there are likely some you may not know about. Check out a few of the abilities you can have with the software’s easy-to-use interface. Center pivo...more
    BaseStation3™ from Valley® is an industry-leading, remote management technology product. With BaseStation3, you can communicate with your devices from anywhere you are in the world. With the abundance of features available in BaseStation3, there are likely some you may not know about. Check out a few of the abilities you can have with the software’s easy-to-use interface. Center pivo...more · Nov 17, 2016