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Variable Rate Irrigation (VRI) Prescriptions | Valley Irrigation

VRI Prescriptions

Customize Your Irrigation Application to Maximize Results


Variable Rate Irrigation Prescriptions - Personalized Water Management

You've made the move to Valley® VRI, now what? The first thing you want to do is gather all the information and data on your field that you can possibly think of, then ask your agronomist to write a VRI Prescription that is specific to your operation. If you don't have an agronomist, ask your Valley dealer to help you find one. A prescription is the cornerstone of variable rate irrigation because it's the precision agriculture resource that tells your center pivot when and where to adjust the application depth in specific sectors or management zones in your field.

Your Prescription makes it easy to adapt to changes in soil moisture conditions and modify how you apply water to your management zones throughout the growing season. Seeing a change in conditions in part of your field? Just change your VRI Prescription to vary water application in that specific zone! Customize your irrigation application to maximize not only results, but also profitability.

Custom-tailored prescriptions provide precision irrigation to enhance your agriculture productivity.

  • A VRI Prescription must be used with VRI Speed Control or VRI Zone Control to fully use either product
  • Allows the creation of a VRI plan based on your topography information, soil data maps, yield data, and other user-defined field information
  • Uploaded remotely to the control panel via Valley BaseStation3™ or a compatible remote communication device
  • For use on a consultant's or farmer's computer

There are two ways to create a VRI Prescription:

  1. Use the VRI Prescription Software, which is provided with VRI Speed Control and VRI Zone Control
  2. Ask an agronomist to prepare it for you
Reliable Uses your own field information and data to guarantee the Prescription is written specifically for your operation and requirements
Durable Valley designed — engineered for long life
Precise Easily change the Prescription based on changing crop conditions to make sure your crops are getting water when and where they need it
Advanced Use the tools yourself, or have a third-party company to write prescriptions for you
Responsive Valley dealers — fast, dependable service