New Precision Weather Growing Degree Days Tool

Kurt LawtonCompany Announcement, Corn, Cotton, Education, Farmers, Irrigation, Resources

Track your current and past Growing Degree Days (GDD) to help with crop scouting for pests using a new tool developed through the joint efforts of Monsanto and The Weather Channel. Since the January launch of The Weather Channel’s ‘Agriculture News & Forecast’ web page, growers who used the site requested the addition of a GDD calculator. To access the … Read More

Precision Irrigation from Valley

Kurt LawtonCompany Announcement, Equipment, GPS, Irrigation

Just as GPS-guided auto steer has helped plant super straight rows, producers can now irrigate in the same straight lines to minimize variances in water application to help maximize yields. Valley Irrigation now offers GPS Guidance for linear irrigation equipment. Here’s what two farmers said about their trials with this new precision agriculture technology. Leonard Water Services, the local Valley … Read More

Precision Irrigation at Sunbelt

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, GPS, Irrigation

Valley Irrigation was showing off its brand new line of GPS Ready irrigation control panels at the Sunbelt Ag Expo earlier this month in Moultrie, Georgia. “We have our computer panels that are industry exclusive GPS ready,” Sara Sims with Valley said during an interview at Sunbelt with Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman. The GPS Ready PRO2 Pivot Control Panel and … Read More

Valley Introduces GPS Ready Control Panels

Cindy ZimmermanEquipment, Irrigation

Valley Irrigation has introduced the industry’s first line of GPS Ready irrigation control panels. The GPS Ready PRO2 Pivot Control Panel and GPS Ready AutoPilot Linear Control Panel currently are available from Valley dealers. The GPS Ready Select2 Pivot Control Panel will be available later this year. “All of our computerized control panels will be GPS Ready, which means producers … Read More