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Valley Irrigation to Provide Advanced GPS Guidance Solution for Corners

Valley Irrigation to Provide Advanced GPS Guidance Solution for Corners Omaha, NE: Valley® Irrigation, The Leader in Precision Irrigation®, is pleased to announce improvements to Valley GPS Guidance, providing growers with the latest advancements in competitive GPS corner technology. Valley GPS Guidance now uses advanced power line carrier (PLC) technology to communicate RTK GPS correction…
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Valmont Acquires Majority Stake in Torrent Engineering & Equipment

Valley, Neb. (Feb. 8, 2018) – Valmont® Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure development and mechanized irrigation equipment and services for agriculture, recently announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Indiana-based Torrent Engineering & Equipment (www.torrentee.com). Founded in 2001, Torrent designs and delivers high-pressure water…
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North Carolina Farmer Wins Irrigation Technology and Getaway from Valley Irrigation

Valley, Nebraska (2/15/2018) – Valley® Irrigation is pleased to announce that Sam Walton of Lumber Bridge, North Carolina, is the winner of the recent Valley “Work to Play” giveaway. Walton 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® or BaseStation3™.…
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Blast from the past

We were moving some manuals from the front counter to the upstairs storage room and found these pictures in one of the old Valley water drive books.  The date on the book was 1976, so these options represent some of the last versions of the water driven machines.  There are several of the reversible wipers…
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Valley GPS guided corner

Valley’s GPS guided corner option is an excellent alternative to buried wire. Great option for rented land, areas with gophers, fields with drainage tile, fields that are not totally cleared and the corner path will be altered, and areas with high pressure gas lines. If the corner loses satellites, it will shut down the corner…
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Upgrade your sprinkler package to maximize yields.

Upgrade your sprinkler package to maximize yields.  A lot of guys overlook the most important part of an irrigator, the sprinklers!  Any one can squirt water, but can you uniformly apply it, increase yields, and decrease pumping costs?  The single biggest improvement you can do to your machine is upgrade the sprinklers.  If your current…
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Nelson R55i end of machine sprinkler

Looking to water additional acres that you already own?  Add a Nelson R55i (i=Inverted) to the end of your machine.  When your end gun shuts off the R55i will continue water the crops beyond your machine (35-45′ depending on pressure).  Eliminate dry wedges and increase yields.  Enjoy a very quick and easy return on a…
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Valley Precision Corner Time Lapse Video

A Valley precision corner watering from the summer of 2016.  This clearly shows how smooth the corner VFD drives allow the machine to water.  If you look close you can see the inner towers starting and stopping while the last tower and corner move constantly.  This machine has the patented Valley water utilization package installed. …
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Senninger Wobbler Low Pressure Sprinkler

Senninger 10PSI Up3 Xcel Wobbler sprinkler is now available.  This sprinkler has the ability to create a huge 45-50′ wetted diameter on only 10PSI of pipeline pressure.  If you have windy conditions, the larger droplet size produced by this sprinkler will be less affected.  When your machine needs to be super low pressure, this is…
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Lockwood Center Pivot Rebuild

A Lockwood pivot got a new lease on life.  Upgraded riser pipe from the standard rope packing to a triple-lip rubber gasket.  A new upper elbow/flange, Valley-style j-pipe/mount, a new collector ring, and a new Pro2 panel with resolver and pressure transducer.  The water hook-up elbow was also customized down to 6″ to make the…
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Irrigation Underground PVC Pipe

Ground is starting to freeze up here is Wisconsin.  A couple thousand feet of pipe left the yard and was installed before things got too hard.  Both jobs were 8″ 100# pipe.  Analyzing the entire project is critical before just burying the cheapest and smallest pipe.  Every install, machine, and location will require different planning…
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AGSENSE- Remote Managed Irrigation Control

North Central Irrigation is an authorized AGSENSE dealer and can help your control your pivots remotely regardless of brand or panel.  Bring older machines into the 21st century with an easily to install and operate FIELD COMMANDER.  Reduce your trips to the field, receive alerts and alarms on your smart device, and know what is…
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*New* Nelson 3030 Rotating Sprinkler

      Nelson has released the new 3030 sprinkler.  This new design allows customer’s the ability to flush nozzles while still on the machine (dirty water applications), to shut off certain sprinklers, or install both above the pipe sprinklers and drop sprinkler combinations.  Perfect for watering both corn (Above pipe) and potatoes (Below the…
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Valley Precision Corner gets it done

Valley Irrigation growing a bumper crop of delicious Wisconsin Super Sweet Corn summer of 2016.  It is easy to see the difference where the irrigator reaches and on the edge of the field where it does not.

Water Hook-up Season

Been busy hooking up machines to the underground pipelines.  We are using the Nelson air reliefs to completely fill the pivot with water and prevent air squirting out of the sprinklers instead of water.  These also help to keep the underground pipe full, maximizing your pump’s power usage, and optimizing your sprinkler package.  They act…
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Recent Welding Projects

Some recent welding projects.  As the weather has heated up, so are the welding jobs.  We can copy a rusted out part, like the Lockwood clean-out stub,  or start from scratch and build a heavy wall aluminum discharge or connection pipe.  Whatever you can dream up we have the capability to build it.  These were…
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NEW! Valley Corner DualDrive™

NEW! Valley Corner DualDrive™ Muddy, mucky fields got your corner stuck? Add the Valley DualDrive to your next new Precision or V-Flex corner.  Can also be retrofitted to existing corners.  Featuring 11.2-38 tires straight bar tires for maximum traction/floatation and a narrow profile for minimal crop damage.  Unlike competitive systems, the DualDrive features 1 drive motor,…
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Spring is coming!

2-1/2 miles of 8″ PIP 100# pipe delivered early this morning, more on the way.  Eliminate your leaky, unreliable aluminum surface pipe, and bury new PVC. We can drop ship full loads right to your farm. Give us a call to discuss your project today. (715)-335-6368  

Upgrade to Valley Pump Connects

Kick your old pump control radios to the curb, and upgrade to Valley Pump Connects.  With a 3 mile range, these radios can be used for more than just pivots.  Custom manure haulers love them for remote pump ON-OFF capabilities as well as people operating electric grain augers.  You can use Pump Controls to turn…
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Building a Precision Corner

Photos of the precision corner that came in last week as it was built.  Build guys were working in a half-frozen lake with the warm temps.

New Retro Precision Corner

A customer is getting a new Retro Precision Corner to replace an existing Valley track and roller corner.

New 3 Tower, Drop span machine loaded up and getting built.

A new 3 Tower machine loaded up and ready to be built.  This machine has the optional Valley Drop Span.  Because of an odd shaped field, this allows the machine to pick-up additional acres without having to use a traveling gun or adding another pivot to the same field.  Drop spans cuts costs, saves extra…
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Website Changes 2/16/2016

Coming Soon-Look for regular updates, expanded for sale page, and a lot of general improvements.

Top 10 Ways to Get Your Pivots Ready for Spring

Top 10 Ways to Get Your Pivots Ready for Spring You may not need your center pivots during planting season, but they need a little attention before you fire them up. Here are some tips to get your equipment ready for irrigation season. Drive Train To maximize the life of your drive train and keep…
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