Growing the Conversation Blog

Growing The Conversation

Harvest and Center Pivot Wrap-up: Reflect on 2017, Get Ready for 2018

November 13, 2017 by Ashley Anderson

The weeks after harvest offer a window of opportunity to reflect on the past year. Did the 2017 growing season meet your expectations?

Follow These Maintenance Tips to Extend the Life of Your Center Pivot

November 2, 2017 by Preston Parmley

Based on more than 60 years of experience, Valley has “seen it all” in regard to irrigation machine operation. Valley preventative maintenance recommendations should be the first step in extending the life of your center pivot or linear machine to avoid operational breakdowns. The following tips are just some of the practices that will keep your irrigation system operating.

Maintaining Your Center Pivots: Advice From an International Expert

February 13, 2017 by Fructuoso González Sánchez

As many of you know, Valley® Irrigation is a global company. Farmers from all around the world utilize Valley center pivot technology, like AgSense® and BaseStation3™ irrigation monitoring, to increase their yields and water efficiency. Like local growers, international farmers face the same yearly challenges of running a farming operation. This includes proper pivot maintenance during the winter season.

5 Reasons Your Farm May Not Be Ready for Next Growing Season

October 6, 2016 by Kelly Cox

Are YOU ready for next growing season? Maybe. But maybe not. Here are five reasons we know you’re not ready for it and what you can do to prepare.

Harvest: A Time to Reflect On Your Year and Look to Next Year

September 26, 2016 by Chris Righter

Harvest is here. The culmination of your hard work. The measure of how successful this year has been. It’s also the perfect time to reflect on how well your plan met your goals for this year and to begin planning for a successful next year.