Getting You Around the Bend: Valley® Bender30™  and Bender160™

Posted by Preston Parmley on Feb 6, 2019 8:46:23 AM

Wouldn’t it be nice if every field was a perfectly square quarter section with no obstacles to worry about? Well it would also be nice if money grew on trees, but unfortunately neither of these scenarios is reality.

However, what if there was a way for you to both overcome obstacles in your field, as well as save some money with your mechanized irrigation machine? For any operation, that’s almost as good as money growing on trees. This was the driving force behind the development of the Valley line of Bender machine options, allowing the grower to maximize irrigated acres without breaking the bank.

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Topics: Irrigation Solutions, Technology, Irrigation, Irrigation Management, Agriculture

Below Ground Center Pivot Guidance Solution

Posted by irrigation.education Community on Oct 9, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Are you looking for additional guidance options for your corner arm or linear machine? Below ground guidance is a popular and time-tested guidance option that has been used in fields since the 1970s. If GPS guidance isn't an option for your operation, below ground guidance may be the perfect solution.

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Topics: Irrigation Solutions, Precision Irrigation

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, Agriculture

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 ICON WiFi Access, 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, ICON, Irrigation Monitoring, remote monitoring

Testing Ag Performance Solutions

Posted by irrigation.education Community on Jul 6, 2017 1:02:24 PM

A new competition is being played in fields across Nebraska where growers take on University of Nebraska-Lincoln scientists and students to see who can out-farm the other. This competition is called Testing Ag Performance Solutions, or TAPS

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Topics: Irrigation Solutions, Technology, Water Application

The Evolution of Uniform Corner Irrigation

Posted by Valley Irrigation on Jun 28, 2017 9:12:00 AM

As you fly across the country (or anywhere in the world) and see the perfect green circles covering the ground, it is easy to pick out the fields with center pivot irrigation. Looking closely, you may see a field that isn’t a perfect green circle, but is in fact almost square. This indicates a center pivot with a corner arm.

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Topics: Irrigation Solutions, Valley Irrigation

Are you thinking of switching from surface irrigation to another form of irrigation?

Posted by irrigation.education Community on Jun 14, 2017 8:30:00 AM

There are a lot of factors to consider when converting to a different form of irrigation. What type of irrigation should you switch to? What changes will need to be made to your management? How do you make this transition as easy as possible?

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Topics: Irrigation Solutions, Farming, Irrigation, Irrigation Management

Irrigation and Popcorn – Getting Just the Right Pop

Posted by Valley Irrigation on May 17, 2017 11:15:16 AM

Popcorn is an entertainment snack food staple in America. From the local little league game to the multiplex theater, popcorn is the first snack we reach for. It is so common that we often don’t stop to think about where it comes from and all the work that goes into making that perfectly fluffy treat.

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Topics: Irrigation Solutions

Why Are Your Pipelines Rusting, When Your Neighbors Aren't? (part 2)

Posted by irrigation.education Community on Jan 5, 2017 9:37:10 AM

Valley Develops Solution For Pipeline Corrosion

Problem areas with low pH concentrations in the aquifer would require alternate solutions for farmers, and would eventually lead to Valley® engineers developing a permanent solution to pipeline corrosion issues in 1992 with their PolySpan® product line.

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Topics: Irrigation Solutions, Technology

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