How to Prevent Caked Soil

Posted by irrigation.education Community on May 29, 2018 11:06:46 AM

We can learn a lot from our fields. Working with an agronomist is the best way to learn about your soil and crop conditions, and how you can produce the best yields. Here are a few quick tips that you can use to avoid common soil problems, and make your mechanized irrigation more effective.

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Topics: Sprinklers, Irrigation Solutions, Water Application, Irrigation, Irrigation Management

4 Irrigation Companies that can Help Your Farm

Posted by irrigation.education Community on Mar 26, 2018 1:58:47 PM

Now more than ever, there is a wide range of products available to assist you with your farm operations. Having so many options, and knowing where to start, can be a difficult process. To help you get started, the irrigation.education team created this list of companies that you need to check out! 

 

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Topics: Sprinklers, Irrigation Solutions, Technology, Water Application, AgSense, Telemetry, remote management, Irrigation, Irrigation Management, Irrigation Control, Ag Services

Valley ICON Mobile App

Posted by irrigation.education Community on Jan 29, 2018 11:26:35 AM

Our friends at Valley® Irrigation have a revolutionary new way to control your center pivot. Through the Valley ICON10™ and ICON1™ smart panels equipped with Valley Edge-of-Field WiFi, and their Valley ICON Mobile App, you can access and control your panel remotely through your connected mobile device. 

Because Valley is committed to continuous improvement, the Valley ICON mobile app release 2.0 (available for Apple and Android devices) provides growers with the functionality to configure multiple Valley ICON panel devices to a single wifi network. Growers will also gain more flexibility with farm networking and will be able to opt one-to-one or one-to-many device configuration when setting up and connecting to devices.

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Topics: Control Panels, Irrigation Solutions, Technology, Valley Irrigation, Telemetry, Edge-of-Field WiFi, ICON, Irrigation Monitoring, remote monitoring

Sugar Beet Irrigation Management

Posted by irrigation.education Community on Jan 16, 2018 9:10:00 AM

In 2014, there were 270 million metric tons of sugar beets produced worldwide according to FAOSTAT. From sugar beet pulp used for livestock feed to table sugar used for human consumption, sugar beets are an extremely important crop.  

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Topics: Specialty Crops, Ag Education

Potato Irrigation Management

Posted by irrigation.education Community on Dec 14, 2017 8:43:14 AM

Over 65% of potato production is for human consumption according to the International Potato Center. Potatoes are also the world’s fourth-largest food crop, following maize, wheat, and rice.

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Topics: Specialty Crops, Ag Education

Connecting Your Farm

Posted by irrigation.education Community on Nov 29, 2017 3:29:38 PM

Telemetry systems are found in many places – cars, smart meters, power sources, robots, and more. In agriculture, telemetry is becoming a popular tool for monitoring farm equipment. Did you know you can access and control your center pivot using your smart phone or computer?

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Topics: Telemetry, Ag Education

Soybean Irrigation Management

Posted by irrigation.education Community on Nov 15, 2017 2:28:28 PM

Soybeans are the leading oilseed crop produced globally. Like other legumes, soybeans are valued for their high protein content, with about 35 to 40 percent of their calories from protein. Because of this high protein content, soybeans are extremely important in the animal feed industry.

If you grow soybeans, you know how important it is to know what the water requirements of the plant are. At each growth stage of a soybean plant, different water requirements will be needed for optimal growth and yields.

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Topics: Ag Education

Corn Irrigation Management

Posted by irrigation.education Community on Sep 27, 2017 8:10:00 AM

Corn is one of the most important crops grown around the world. Although you may not realize it, corn is used in the things you use every day. From the corn meal used in items such as bagels and breads, to the sorbitol used in some toothpastes, corn is a very common ingredient. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, there were 1.04 billion metric tons of corn produced worldwide in 2014.

If you grow corn, you know how important it is to know what the water requirements of the plant are. At each growth stage of a corn plant, different water requirements will be needed for optimal growth and yields.

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Topics: Ag Education

End of Season Checklist

Posted by Valley Irrigation on Sep 18, 2017 9:32:46 AM

This year’s irrigation season is ending for many farmers across the western hemisphere. Several are already out in their combines, and reaping the fruits of their labor.

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Get the Most From Your BaseStation3

Posted by irrigation.education Community on Aug 16, 2017 9:47:46 AM

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.

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