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Recipe for a Plentiful Harvest: Skilled Growers & Precision Irrigation

November 20, 2017 by Valley Irrigation

This Thanksgiving, as we gather with family and friends to indulge ourselves in fun, football, and feasting, at Valley Irrigation we believe everyone should look at all that food on the table and give thanks for the farmers who worked so hard to grow it.

Behind the Scenes with Jodi Wacker

October 9, 2017 by Valley Irrigation

Jodi Wacker has been with Valley Irrigation for a short time, but her impact in that period can be felt across the company. She is a dedicated Board Member of the Valmont Professionals Network (VPN) and focuses to support the Global Irrigation, Shared Services and Tubing teams.

Omaha Event Honors Women in Manufacturing Careers

October 5, 2017 by Michelle Stolte

On September 21, a “STEP Forward” event at Metropolitan Community College’s Fort Omaha Campus   recognized the contributions of 60 women in manufacturing and related “STEP” careers (Science, Technology, Engineering, Production) in Nebraska and western Iowa. Co-chairs were Jane Miller, chief operating officer at Gallup, and Diane Duren, retired executive VP and chief administrative officer at Union Pacific Railroad. The mission of “STEP Forward” is to both honor women who have made significant contributions to their manufacturing organizations and to encourage more women to consider careers in manufacturing. One of the featured speakers at the event was Vanessa Brown, senior vice president of Human Resources at Valmont.

Behind the Scenes with Jodi Wacker

November 21, 2016 by Valley Irrigation

Meet Jodi Wacker, Senior Director of Human Resources at Valley Irrigation!

Behind the Scenes with Steve Rogers

October 10, 2016 by Valley Irrigation

Meet Steve Rogers, Value Stream Manager at Valley Irrigation!