SUNNYVALE, Calif. and VALLEY, Neb. — Valley Irrigation, a division of Valmont Industries Inc., and Trimble, a provider of precision agriculture solutions, announced that Valley Irrigation will become the exclusive OEM distributor of Trimble’s Irrigate-IQ precision irrigation solution.
This solution will be available for Valley Corner Sprinkler Sequencing and variable-rate irrigation (VRI) products through the global Valley dealer network to optimize water application for center pivot irrigation systems.
The need for uniform and accurate water delivery to the crop throughout its lifecycle is essential to maximize yield and maintain the health of plants. The collaboration between Valley Irrigation and Trimble will provide farmers globally with an advanced control, GPS-guided, individual nozzle irrigation solution from two recognized leaders in both irrigation and precision technology.
The exclusive distribution agreement allows Valley to be the only pivot manufacturer to provide Trimble’s Irrigate-IQ solution to its channel. Products are expected to be available worldwide through the Valley dealer network beginning in the second quarter of 2017. Trimble’s Vantage network will continue to provide professional services and support to the Irrigate-IQ solution and its users.