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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.
  • Ag Solar from Valley® Take Your Operation the Next Step

    Valley® Irrigation pioneered the center pivot industry, and we have been at the forefront of every pivot innovation since then. We've come a long way from the first water drives. From the market's initial corner machines to control panels, and from connected crop management to artificial intelligence and machine learning, Valley has remained the industry trailblazer.
    Valley® Irrigation pioneered the center pivot industry, and we have been at the forefront of every pivot innovation since then. We've come a long way from the first water drives. From the market's initial corner machines to control panels, and from connected crop management to artificial intelligence and machine learning, Valley has remained the industry trailblazer. · Mar 14, 2022
  • Pivot Irrigation Helps Boost Yields, Feed More People in West Africa

    Senegal is a country along the coast of West Africa. Their climate and topography range from arid to tropical. Agriculture is an important part of the country's economy –with 70% of the population involved in ag – yet they still need to import much of the food they require for domestic consumption...
    Senegal is a country along the coast of West Africa. Their climate and topography range from arid to tropical. Agriculture is an important part of the country's economy –with 70% of the population involved in ag – yet they still need to import much of the food they require for domestic consumption... · Mar 09, 2022
  • Leading the Way in Sustainable Irrigation
    Valley® Goes the Extra Mile to Conserve Resources

    As the world's population grows, the need to grow more food with fewer resources becomes even more important, but not every place has equal access to water. Agricultural technology is helping shape the future of sustainability. Doug Parrish, a Valley Certified Irrigation Designer in New Market, Alabama, helped spearhead a government program...
    As the world's population grows, the need to grow more food with fewer resources becomes even more important, but not every place has equal access to water. Agricultural technology is helping shape the future of sustainability. Doug Parrish, a Valley Certified Irrigation Designer in New Market, Alabama, helped spearhead a government program... · Feb 10, 2022
  • Mississippi King: Entrepreneur Journeys to Expand Family Business and Make a Difference

    Nick King is a born entrepreneur. He grew up in the small town of Lexington, Mississippi, which had an official population of 2,628 in 1980. But the town's limited size was no barrier to his big goals....
    Nick King is a born entrepreneur. He grew up in the small town of Lexington, Mississippi, which had an official population of 2,628 in 1980. But the town's limited size was no barrier to his big goals.... · Jan 26, 2022
  • Your smart farm just got smarter

    As you probably know, Valley Irrigation launched Valley 365 right before COVID-19 hit. Just because most of the world shut down, growers like you didn’t. So as some of our dealers and growers put Valley 365 to the test, we asked the questions that continue to drive technology improvements. Read this blog to learn more…
    As you probably know, Valley Irrigation launched Valley 365 right before COVID-19 hit. Just because most of the world shut down, growers like you didn’t. So as some of our dealers and growers put Valley 365 to the test, we asked the questions that continue to drive technology improvements. Read this blog to learn more… · Oct 06, 2021
  • Valley 365 Machine Diagnostics Know Your Pivot Like Never Before

    Preston Parmley, product manager for Valley® Irrigation, explains how Machine Diagnostics, the new technology within Valley 365®, helps growers by maximizing their pivot uptime. We are always listening to understand and respond to grower needs—and our listening resulted in a center pivot that can talk to you.
    Preston Parmley, product manager for Valley® Irrigation, explains how Machine Diagnostics, the new technology within Valley 365®, helps growers by maximizing their pivot uptime. We are always listening to understand and respond to grower needs—and our listening resulted in a center pivot that can talk to you. · Oct 05, 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