Valley, Cordoba Partner to Develop Precision Application Solutions

Published online: Feb 19, 2020 Irrigation, New Products
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Valley Irrigation announces a partnership with Cordoba Technologies, Inc., an innovator in automated, high-precision application systems for crop protection products.

“This partnership is our latest step toward a fully autonomous pivot,” says Trevor Mecham, vice president of global technology strategy at Valley. “Smart application is one part of a fully connected farm, and an important aspect of our ongoing sustainability efforts. When we can be more accurate with the products we apply to crops, it’s better for farms and better for the world.”

“Teaming up with Valley to further advance adoption of our systems is a big win for growers everywhere,” says Santiago M. Prandi, CEO of Cordoba. 

Greater Efficiency with Reduced Labor

Prandi is a Valley dealer who addressed an all-too-common problem: he wanted a smarter, less time-consuming way to apply chemicals and nutrients to crops.

“Growers are busy and the timing, availability of sprayers, and complex regulations can make applying chemicals difficult,” he says. “Cordoba technology offers an efficient way to apply crop protection products simply and accurately at any time.”

“We are investing in this partnership to continue developing and implementing cutting-edge crop management technology that harnesses the power of the trusted equipment in their fields,” says Mecham. “Cordoba’s solutions fit our mission of precision, efficiency and positive environmental impact.”

Valley and Cordoba will continue to research the most effective ways to enhance this technology, innovating and redefining the functionality of center pivots.

“Our goal is to further reduce the amounts of chemicals growers use, support plant health and give growers more crop management options,” says Prandi.

“First and foremost, we are listening to customers,” Mecham says. “Meeting their needs drives advancements in technology that help them do more with the durable structures that are already in their fields. We help growers produce more with fewer resources, making better decisions that provide return on investment and increased profits. Valley Irrigation is changing what it means to have a center pivot.”