May 22, 2024
Valley Irrigation shows off irrigation advancements

Valley Irrigation, a global supplier of precision irrigation technologies, recently showed off its irrigation equipment at the National Mall.

Valley participated in the second Celebration of Modern Agriculture on the National Mall, hosted by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

Valley Irrigation recently displayed its irrigation equipment on the National Mall.
Valley Irrigation recently displayed its irrigation equipment on the National Mall.


The event brought together more than 15,000 attendees to explore the latest innovations and technologies driving American agriculture forward.

With more than 228,000 Valley pivots operating worldwide across more than 100 crop varieties, covering more than 30 million acres in over 120 countries, Valley Irrigation is committed to educating on the importance of irrigation management for greater efficiencies. Their presence at the Celebration of Modern Agriculture highlighted the vital role of advanced irrigation technologies in meeting the future challenges of food production, according to a news release.

Valley Irrigation’s participation in the event emphasized the company’s commitment to supporting growers worldwide and advocating for policies that promote sustainable agriculture practices, according to the release.

With a projected 70% increase in food production needed to meet population growth within 30 years, Valley Irrigation is dedicated to collaborating with growers to save time, labor and fuel through advanced irrigation management and technologies, according to the release.

Valley Irrigation


“As we showcase our cutting-edge agricultural technology, we’re not only displaying innovation; we’re representing the resilience and ingenuity of American farmers,” Darren Siekman, Valley’s vice president of policy & industry strategy, said in the release. “Our presence here underscores the critical need for policymakers to witness firsthand the advancements driving our industry forward. By bridging the gap between technology and policy, we’re shaping the future of farming and ensuring its vitality and prosperity for generations to come.”

Based in Valley, Nebraska, Valley Irrigation, a Valmont company, has been working to improve agricultural irrigation productivity, from the first center pivots in 1954 to today’s precision ag technology.

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