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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.
  • Designing Your Irrigation Pumps: Professional Solutions from Valley

    “Efficiency is doing better what is already being done.” – Peter DruckerWe live in a world where everybody is trying to make things better. Some call that technology. It drives us, literally and figuratively. I’ve heard the older generation say, “Boy, you got to work smarter, not harder.” When I think about that comment, I think about more than just manual labor. It’s something that c...more
    “Efficiency is doing better what is already being done.” – Peter DruckerWe live in a world where everybody is trying to make things better. Some call that technology. It drives us, literally and figuratively. I’ve heard the older generation say, “Boy, you got to work smarter, not harder.” When I think about that comment, I think about more than just manual labor. It’s something that c...more · Aug 10, 2017
  • Rice Production and Modern Irrigation Management Practices

    As the demand for water increases across the globe, rice producers are beginning to question traditional irrigation methods, and they face an uncertain future with a limited number of alternatives. The competition for the earth’s most precious resource, along with the world’s ever-growing population, has led to the process of growing rice under center pivot and linear irrigation machi...more
    As the demand for water increases across the globe, rice producers are beginning to question traditional irrigation methods, and they face an uncertain future with a limited number of alternatives. The competition for the earth’s most precious resource, along with the world’s ever-growing population, has led to the process of growing rice under center pivot and linear irrigation machi...more · Jul 31, 2017
  • The Value of Genuine Valley Center Pivot Irrigation Parts

    As a grower in today’s markets, you want to be sure that every dollar spent is providing the best value. Now, when someone talks about value, what is the first thing that should come to your mind? Here at Valley® Irrigation, when we talk about value, we think about three things: quality, durability and support. Every day, we strive to make sure every component for our legendary center...more
    As a grower in today’s markets, you want to be sure that every dollar spent is providing the best value. Now, when someone talks about value, what is the first thing that should come to your mind? Here at Valley® Irrigation, when we talk about value, we think about three things: quality, durability and support. Every day, we strive to make sure every component for our legendary center...more · Jul 13, 2017
  • Alabama Farmer Takes Big Steps to Ensure Long-term Irrigation Supply

    Even the smartest, most forward-thinking farmers occasionally need to call in experts like Valley® Water Management (VWM). By all accounts, Lee Sublett of Sublett Farms near Huntsville, Ala., is a progressive, savvy farmer who lives in an area limited only by land availability and water access. With 1,200 acres covered in corn, wheat and soybeans, he recently went to great lengths to ...more
    Even the smartest, most forward-thinking farmers occasionally need to call in experts like Valley® Water Management (VWM). By all accounts, Lee Sublett of Sublett Farms near Huntsville, Ala., is a progressive, savvy farmer who lives in an area limited only by land availability and water access. With 1,200 acres covered in corn, wheat and soybeans, he recently went to great lengths to ...more · Jul 11, 2017
  • Close Spacing: Water-Efficient Precision Irrigation Method can Reduce Costs and Increase Yields

    Close spacing combines low-pressure precision irrigation bubbler heads made for LEPA (Low Energy Precision Application) with conservation tillage practices to improve efficiency of water use with center pivot irrigation. Close spacing typically achieves application efficiencies of 95% or more. LEPA systems deliver water just 8 to 18 inches above the ground to combat wind drift and pr...more
    Close spacing combines low-pressure precision irrigation bubbler heads made for LEPA (Low Energy Precision Application) with conservation tillage practices to improve efficiency of water use with center pivot irrigation. Close spacing typically achieves application efficiencies of 95% or more. LEPA systems deliver water just 8 to 18 inches above the ground to combat wind drift and pr...more · Jun 22, 2017
  • Valley VRI Takes Center Pivot Precision Irrigation to the Next Level

    Precise water application, water savings and, of course, increased yields are just a few of the advantages of Valley® Variable Rate Irrigation(VRI). Growers everywhere are benefiting from it, and Valley continues to improve their VRI offerings for center pivot and linear precision irrigation. Valley VRI is ...more
    Precise water application, water savings and, of course, increased yields are just a few of the advantages of Valley® Variable Rate Irrigation(VRI). Growers everywhere are benefiting from it, and Valley continues to improve their VRI offerings for center pivot and linear precision irrigation. Valley VRI is ...more · Jun 15, 2017
  • The True Value of a Valley Center Pivot Irrigation Machine

    Valley® is built on five pillars called the Valley Values that are the backbone of the company: reliability, durability, advanced technology, responsiveness and precision. But, what does that mean to the growers working in the field day in and day out? Simply put, the Valley Values mean growers get the best irrigation equipment and the most value for their money. Let’s focus on two ...more
    Valley® is built on five pillars called the Valley Values that are the backbone of the company: reliability, durability, advanced technology, responsiveness and precision. But, what does that mean to the growers working in the field day in and day out? Simply put, the Valley Values mean growers get the best irrigation equipment and the most value for their money. Let’s focus on two ...more · Jun 12, 2017
  • Top 5 Irrigation Management Features in BaseStation3

    There are a number of tools you need to keep your center pivot irrigation system operating properly. Sometimes, the most valuable tools are not the ones in your toolbox. Software solutions, like Valley® BaseStation3™ can be just as valuable of a tool as your favorite pair of pliers. When it comes to pivot irrigation, BaseStation3 provides you with a complete toolbox of option...more
    There are a number of tools you need to keep your center pivot irrigation system operating properly. Sometimes, the most valuable tools are not the ones in your toolbox. Software solutions, like Valley® BaseStation3™ can be just as valuable of a tool as your favorite pair of pliers. When it comes to pivot irrigation, BaseStation3 provides you with a complete toolbox of option...more · Jun 05, 2017
  • Farm Irrigation Pumps: How Modern Farming Has Changed the Face of Irrigation Control

    Life happens. Life changes. Technology changes. And how we let that technology affect our everyday routine is up to us. In January, I became a father. Many parents know what that feeling is like, and some will find out soon enough. It is a feeling that is difficult to put into words, and you can’t know it without experiencing it yourself. My life changed; it changed for the better an...more
    Life happens. Life changes. Technology changes. And how we let that technology affect our everyday routine is up to us. In January, I became a father. Many parents know what that feeling is like, and some will find out soon enough. It is a feeling that is difficult to put into words, and you can’t know it without experiencing it yourself. My life changed; it changed for the better an...more · May 18, 2017