VALLEY, Neb.-Valley Irrigation and CropMetrics, a Valley Irrigation partner, were presented with the Irrigation Association New Product Contest Award in Agriculture at the 2011 Irrigation Association Show in San Diego, Calif., for Valley Variable Rate Irrigation (VRI) with CropMetrics VRI Optimization Service. This prestigious award acknowledges the highest technological achievements in the agricultural irrigation industry.
Valley Irrigation and CropMetrics have worked together to truly revolutionize VRI, the patented precision ag technology developed specifically for center pivots. With CropMetrics, growers of any size now have access to the industry's first, and only, data-driven, agronomic VRI management solution. Utilizing the latest precision ag technology with Certified VRI Specialists, the VRI Optimization service applies to any field and crop type that uses center pivot irrigation. Certified VRI Specialists apply powerful, agronomic tools that help precisely match water application depths to soil type, topography, in-season imagery and historical yields. (See July 2011 Potato Grower, page 14.)
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