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  • 100% Turnkey Valley Farm: Elite Irrigation Design (Part 2)

    In our last blog, we told you about Oklahoma grower Wayne Carter and his plans to expand his sod business. His location and his dedication to growing only the highest-quality sod in the most efficient way resulted in six challenges that water management experts from Valley Irrigation helped him overcome.
    In our last blog, we told you about Oklahoma grower Wayne Carter and his plans to expand his sod business. His location and his dedication to growing only the highest-quality sod in the most efficient way resulted in six challenges that water management experts from Valley Irrigation helped him overcome. · Dec 12, 2019
  • Go with Flowmeters for Efficiency and Accurate Reporting

    Growers are being asked to produce more while using fewer resources. Efficient irrigation and water management can help growers maximize profits even as water restrictions get tighter. Generally, water reporting regulations are dictated by the local water management district. “As I talk to growers, many of them who are not currently required to report think that reporting is coming in...more
    Growers are being asked to produce more while using fewer resources. Efficient irrigation and water management can help growers maximize profits even as water restrictions get tighter. Generally, water reporting regulations are dictated by the local water management district. “As I talk to growers, many of them who are not currently required to report think that reporting is coming in...more · Jun 27, 2019
  • Remote Irrigation Monitoring: Precision Ag Tech Brought to Your Back Forty

    Being a grower is hard work – making your farm an “AgSense® Farm” helps simplify your processes, for smarter, simpler monitoring and decision making in real time. The AgSense Farm is part of a suite of smart irrigation solutions from Valley® that bring information together at your fingertips for reliable, instant access. Remote Monitoring Solutions For Your Entire Farm AgSense has so...more
    Being a grower is hard work – making your farm an “AgSense® Farm” helps simplify your processes, for smarter, simpler monitoring and decision making in real time. The AgSense Farm is part of a suite of smart irrigation solutions from Valley® that bring information together at your fingertips for reliable, instant access. Remote Monitoring Solutions For Your Entire Farm AgSense has so...more · Oct 25, 2018
  • 5 Common Causes of Irrigation Pump Problems

    If you have been around irrigation and pumping stations, you probably are aware that things don’t always go as planned. Below are some common problems seen in irrigation pumping and design that should be considered to minimize potential future problems.
    If you have been around irrigation and pumping stations, you probably are aware that things don’t always go as planned. Below are some common problems seen in irrigation pumping and design that should be considered to minimize potential future problems. · Oct 11, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 5 Ways Conserving Water with a Crop Irrigation System Can Save Money

    They say money can’t buy happiness, but we know it can certainly buy energy! With agricultural sprinkler systems, such as a Valley® center pivot or linear, there are many ways to conserve water, so we not only save money on pumping-energy costs, but we are also good stewards of water. Efficient agricultural sprinkler systems aren’t created by accident, nor do they continue to operate ...more
    They say money can’t buy happiness, but we know it can certainly buy energy! With agricultural sprinkler systems, such as a Valley® center pivot or linear, there are many ways to conserve water, so we not only save money on pumping-energy costs, but we are also good stewards of water. Efficient agricultural sprinkler systems aren’t created by accident, nor do they continue to operate ...more · Jan 04, 2018
  • Monitoring Water Use for Precision Irrigation is Easier than Ever

    Local ordinances increasingly require growers to conserve and monitor their groundwater use as part of ongoing efforts to balance the competing demands of agricultural, industrial and residential users. Fortunately, Valley® provides growers with excellent tools for conserving scarce groundwater. The Valley 3000 Flowmeter offers the most advanced technology available for monitor...more
    Local ordinances increasingly require growers to conserve and monitor their groundwater use as part of ongoing efforts to balance the competing demands of agricultural, industrial and residential users. Fortunately, Valley® provides growers with excellent tools for conserving scarce groundwater. The Valley 3000 Flowmeter offers the most advanced technology available for monitor...more · Oct 19, 2017