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Valley Blog

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 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
  • 3 Keys to Water Efficiency in Ag: Pivots, Pumps & Sprinklers

    Editor’s Note: A slightly different version of this article originally ran on progressiveforage.com. I may be biased when I say this, but because I grew up in agriculture, I know it’s the very best industry there is. How important is agriculture to our way of life?
    Editor’s Note: A slightly different version of this article originally ran on progressiveforage.com. I may be biased when I say this, but because I grew up in agriculture, I know it’s the very best industry there is. How important is agriculture to our way of life? · Jan 23, 2020
  • Early Reviews Are In: Valley 365 is Advanced Yet User-Friendly

    If you’re familiar with Rotten Tomatoes, you know it’s a website that compiles movie reviews from both critics and audiences. Then it gives them a score: if a movie is “certified fresh,” it gets a bright red tomato. If the movie isn’t so good, the site shows a spilled bucket of popcorn.
    If you’re familiar with Rotten Tomatoes, you know it’s a website that compiles movie reviews from both critics and audiences. Then it gives them a score: if a movie is “certified fresh,” it gets a bright red tomato. If the movie isn’t so good, the site shows a spilled bucket of popcorn. · Jan 09, 2020
  • 4 Ways the Valley X-Tec High-Speed Pivot Motor Helps Cotton Growers

    São José Farm in Mato Grosso, Brazil, is an impressive cotton plantation that extends over 6,400 acres (2,600 hectares). Visitors describe it as looking like a soft white cloud covering the whole ground all the way to the horizon. Arilton Riedi's farm has gotten consistently higher yields with cotton irrigated by center pivots.
    São José Farm in Mato Grosso, Brazil, is an impressive cotton plantation that extends over 6,400 acres (2,600 hectares). Visitors describe it as looking like a soft white cloud covering the whole ground all the way to the horizon. Arilton Riedi's farm has gotten consistently higher yields with cotton irrigated by center pivots. · Dec 26, 2019