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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.
  • Center Pivots on the Other Side of the World

    Less than a year ago, if you had asked me to think of a “textbook” picture of a center pivot, I would more than likely have imagined a shiny, seven-span pivot (Valley® 8000 Series, of course), brushing over the top of a perfectly flat, quarter-section cornfield in Nebraska. After a recent business trip to Australia and New Zealand, I can confidently say that this image has since chan...more
    Less than a year ago, if you had asked me to think of a “textbook” picture of a center pivot, I would more than likely have imagined a shiny, seven-span pivot (Valley® 8000 Series, of course), brushing over the top of a perfectly flat, quarter-section cornfield in Nebraska. After a recent business trip to Australia and New Zealand, I can confidently say that this image has since chan...more · May 31, 2018
  • A River Ran Through It: (Changing Water Routes, Pump Irrigation and Center Pivots)

    In the shadow of the Three Sisters Mountains near Sisters, OR, sits Pine Meadow Ranch. Over the years, the ranchers there have seen many significant changes when it comes to water: managing their own dam, solving water and fish migration issues, creating a new point of water diversion, and replacing wheel line and flood irrigation methods with center pivot irrigation. The History of ...more
    In the shadow of the Three Sisters Mountains near Sisters, OR, sits Pine Meadow Ranch. Over the years, the ranchers there have seen many significant changes when it comes to water: managing their own dam, solving water and fish migration issues, creating a new point of water diversion, and replacing wheel line and flood irrigation methods with center pivot irrigation. The History of ...more · May 24, 2018
  • 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