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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.
  • Nebraska Grower Gains New Level of Control with Cutting-Edge Technology

    In south central Nebraska water is plentiful and farms are everywhere you look. It’s the perfect place to use new technology to make the most of that water, using it effectively, and finding new ways to become more efficient while maximizing yields. Michael Peterson and his dad Roger farm 1,200 irrigated acres of corn and soybeans. They run nine Valley® pivots, varying in age from 26...more
    In south central Nebraska water is plentiful and farms are everywhere you look. It’s the perfect place to use new technology to make the most of that water, using it effectively, and finding new ways to become more efficient while maximizing yields. Michael Peterson and his dad Roger farm 1,200 irrigated acres of corn and soybeans. They run nine Valley® pivots, varying in age from 26...more · Feb 16, 2017
  • Maintaining Your Center Pivots: Advice From an International Expert

    As many of you know, Valley® Irrigation is a global company. Farmers from all around the world utilize Valley center pivot technology, like AgSense® and BaseStation3™ irrigation monitoring, to increase their yields and water efficiency. Like local growers, international farmers face the same yearly challenges of running a farming operation. This includes proper pivot maintenance durin...more
    As many of you know, Valley® Irrigation is a global company. Farmers from all around the world utilize Valley center pivot technology, like AgSense® and BaseStation3™ irrigation monitoring, to increase their yields and water efficiency. Like local growers, international farmers face the same yearly challenges of running a farming operation. This includes proper pivot maintenance durin...more · Feb 13, 2017
  • Grower Gains Simple Control and Time Savings

    Valley®. Zimmatic®. Reinke®. T-L. Those are all the brands of pivots and control panels on land that Brian Petersen farms. Brian, along with his son, brother and nephew (Bennett, Steve and Mark, respectively), grows corn, soybeans and specialty crops like seed corn and annual rye near Minden, Neb. As Petersen puts it, they have a very “mixed bag” when it comes to pivots and control p...more
    Valley®. Zimmatic®. Reinke®. T-L. Those are all the brands of pivots and control panels on land that Brian Petersen farms. Brian, along with his son, brother and nephew (Bennett, Steve and Mark, respectively), grows corn, soybeans and specialty crops like seed corn and annual rye near Minden, Neb. As Petersen puts it, they have a very “mixed bag” when it comes to pivots and control p...more · Feb 09, 2017
  • Tech-Savvy Family Farm Implements New ICON10

    Warbington Farms lies mostly in Dooly County in Central Georgia. It’s a family farm, with three generations working the land together to grow cotton, peanuts and corn. They’ve always been early adopters of new technology, and that has helped them continue to succeed, even during down times. Austin Warbington, who is the third generation of Warbingtons, along with his cousin a...more
    Warbington Farms lies mostly in Dooly County in Central Georgia. It’s a family farm, with three generations working the land together to grow cotton, peanuts and corn. They’ve always been early adopters of new technology, and that has helped them continue to succeed, even during down times. Austin Warbington, who is the third generation of Warbingtons, along with his cousin a...more · Feb 02, 2017
  • Introducing the Valley ICONX Control Panel for Irrigation

    Throughout the month of January, Growing the Conversation has introduced you to three of the four new ICON smart panels from Valley® – the ICON10, ICON1 and ICON5. This week, we are thrilled to introduce you to the ICON panel that gives growers like you the key to complete control over your entire pivot irrigation operation – the ICONX. By now, you’ve probably seen and m...more
    Throughout the month of January, Growing the Conversation has introduced you to three of the four new ICON smart panels from Valley® – the ICON10, ICON1 and ICON5. This week, we are thrilled to introduce you to the ICON panel that gives growers like you the key to complete control over your entire pivot irrigation operation – the ICONX. By now, you’ve probably seen and m...more · Jan 26, 2017
  • Beat the Weather with Irrigation Drought Solutions

    In March, many farmers (at least those of us here in the North) are planning for the upcoming crop season. These plans involve hybrid selection, fertility needs, equipment replacement and the like. One area that we seem to forget about is irrigation. The hot, dry days of summer seem like a distant dream, far away and not very relevant. However, deep down we all know summer is coming....more
    In March, many farmers (at least those of us here in the North) are planning for the upcoming crop season. These plans involve hybrid selection, fertility needs, equipment replacement and the like. One area that we seem to forget about is irrigation. The hot, dry days of summer seem like a distant dream, far away and not very relevant. However, deep down we all know summer is coming....more · Jan 20, 2017
  • Introducing the Valley ICON5 Control Panel for Irrigation

    Over the past two weeks, Growing the Conversation Blog has introduced you to the new ICON10 and ICON1 smart panels for pivot irrigation from Valley®. We are excited to continue with the introductions to the ICON series of smart panels with the most versatile irrigation panel in the lineup – the ICON5™. The ICON5 is unique in that it offers unmatched simplicity and ease of use to...more
    Over the past two weeks, Growing the Conversation Blog has introduced you to the new ICON10 and ICON1 smart panels for pivot irrigation from Valley®. We are excited to continue with the introductions to the ICON series of smart panels with the most versatile irrigation panel in the lineup – the ICON5™. The ICON5 is unique in that it offers unmatched simplicity and ease of use to...more · Jan 19, 2017
  • Introducing Valley ICON and the ICON10 Control Panel for Irrigation.

    Oh, how far we’ve come. Almost 35 years ago, Valley® released the industry’s very first remote monitor and control product, the Valmonitor. About five years after that, Valley introduced farmers to C:A:M:S technology, the revolutionary “computerized” control panel for irrigation. Those two products represented a huge leap in capability and were the first steps towards true efficiency ...more
    Oh, how far we’ve come. Almost 35 years ago, Valley® released the industry’s very first remote monitor and control product, the Valmonitor. About five years after that, Valley introduced farmers to C:A:M:S technology, the revolutionary “computerized” control panel for irrigation. Those two products represented a huge leap in capability and were the first steps towards true efficiency ...more · Jan 06, 2017
  • 12 Things Dad Didn't Tell You about Buying a Center Pivot

    There’s a good chance your dad taught you everything you know about farming and running the business. But, we still get a lot of questions about the process of buying a center pivot and the best way to go about it. The purchase of a center pivot irrigation machine is a big investment that can provide a very good return to you.
    There’s a good chance your dad taught you everything you know about farming and running the business. But, we still get a lot of questions about the process of buying a center pivot and the best way to go about it. The purchase of a center pivot irrigation machine is a big investment that can provide a very good return to you. · Dec 15, 2016