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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.
  • 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
  • Irrigating Sloping Land with Center Pivots

    With permission and translated from Irrigazette Located on the slopes of the Garonne Valley in southwestern France lies a medium-sized farm surrounded by a landscape full of vineyards. Leyritz-Moncassin, in the Lot-et-Garonne region, is a remote, beautiful place with almost no flat land. In short, it’s not the type of terrain on which one expects to find center pivot irrigation. Alai...more
    With permission and translated from Irrigazette Located on the slopes of the Garonne Valley in southwestern France lies a medium-sized farm surrounded by a landscape full of vineyards. Leyritz-Moncassin, in the Lot-et-Garonne region, is a remote, beautiful place with almost no flat land. In short, it’s not the type of terrain on which one expects to find center pivot irrigation. Alai...more · Mar 08, 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
  • North Carolina Farmer Wins Irrigation Technology and Getaway from Valley

    Valley® Irrigation is pleased to announce that Sam Walton (no, not that Sam Walton) of Lumber Bridge, North Carolina, is the winner of our recent Valley “Work to Play” giveaway. Sam wins an all-inclusive four-day, three-night getaway for two, as well as one Valley ICON® smart panel of his choice and a free one-year subscription to AgSense®. Pictured Sam Walton (right), ICON ...more
    Valley® Irrigation is pleased to announce that Sam Walton (no, not that Sam Walton) of Lumber Bridge, North Carolina, is the winner of our recent Valley “Work to Play” giveaway. Sam wins an all-inclusive four-day, three-night getaway for two, as well as one Valley ICON® smart panel of his choice and a free one-year subscription to AgSense®. Pictured Sam Walton (right), ICON ...more · Feb 26, 2018
  • Flood Irrigation vs. Center Pivot Irrigation

    There are many different ways to irrigate crops. One of the oldest methods – and one that still exists today – is flood irrigation. Flood irrigation has been used for centuries. The ancient Egyptians used it more than 3,800 years ago. But flood irrigation isn’t a case of “tried and true.” The old ways aren’t always the best way. Times have changed, and technologies have vastly improv...more
    There are many different ways to irrigate crops. One of the oldest methods – and one that still exists today – is flood irrigation. Flood irrigation has been used for centuries. The ancient Egyptians used it more than 3,800 years ago. But flood irrigation isn’t a case of “tried and true.” The old ways aren’t always the best way. Times have changed, and technologies have vastly improv...more · Feb 22, 2018
  • Using Pumping Solutions to Create Snow at the Olympics

    Jeongseon Alpine Center, PyeongChang S. Korea Olympic athletes work hard to win gold, but this February, Torrent Engineering and Equipment strives for white. The Jeongseon Alpine Center is the site for 2018 Winter Olympic Downhill events, hosting the world’s best alpine skiers. The venue will also host the Paralympic athletes in March. Located in the northeast area of...more
    Jeongseon Alpine Center, PyeongChang S. Korea Olympic athletes work hard to win gold, but this February, Torrent Engineering and Equipment strives for white. The Jeongseon Alpine Center is the site for 2018 Winter Olympic Downhill events, hosting the world’s best alpine skiers. The venue will also host the Paralympic athletes in March. Located in the northeast area of...more · Feb 08, 2018