Resolution: Work Smarter, Not Harder

Published online: Jan 16, 2019 Irrigation, New Products
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Source: Valley Irrigation 

“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” 

          – Charles Darwin

Following the holidays and the start of a new year, and with the upcoming growing season, we often take time to reflect. We think about what matters most and the changes we’d like to make in our lives – personal or professional. No, I’m not talking about that annual diet that we give up in a week, but the “things” of value to us and how to improve our actions to increase that value.

If there is one thing that seems to be a scarce resource these days, it’s time. It’s the one commodity that we can’t create more of. Whether you use your time with family, play or work, it all flies away at the same pace. Unfortunately for many of us, the latter takes up the most of our time, leaving little of it left for family and play. Ultimately, the only way to use time more effectively is to work smarter, not harder. This is especially true for today’s farmers – some of the hardest workers alive.

scheduling2Growers in 12 countries have been using Valley Scheduling to grow 45 commercial crops more efficiently.

So how do you work smarter on the farm? The answer is technology. There is a plethora of tools to help do the job more efficiently, freeing you to use your time for other, more enjoyable things. One such tool is Valley Scheduling. It takes the guessing game out of irrigation and gives you back the time spent figuring out how much, when and where to irrigate crops.

Valley Scheduling is a convenient software tool with web and mobile apps for you to use anywhere, anytime in your busy schedule. By working with your local agronomist, Valley Scheduling is used worldwide and can be customized to you and your operation. You choose the equipment and data you want to incorporate. It then automates irrigation recommendations and provides you the ability to make more informed irrigation decisions at your convenience.

schedulingValley Scheduling offers results based on comprehensive scientific data, and offers a simple interface accessible via mobile device.

The best part is that Valley Scheduling is a product you can trust. It uses proven science and real data to calculate your irrigation needs with precision. It’s just one tool from Valley Irrigation that helps to improve efficiency on the farm and gives you back time to do the things you enjoy.

When used with the Valley suite of technology solutions, data sharing and integration provide optimized proficiency for your operation, end to end. To learn more about Valley Scheduling and the other technology products available from Valley, visit valleyirrigation.com or contact your local Valley dealer.