Monday, November 5, 2012

Article on Variable Rate Irrigation

An article was recently published on about Variable Rate Irrigation (VRI).  A Valley customer who currently uses VRI on his operation in Nebraska, USA, was interviewed about using this technology.

In addition to precisely irrigating his fields, the customer stated the following about VRI: “Interestingly enough, variable-rate irrigation appears to be another management tool for controlling white mold,” he says. “By using the VRI in conjunction with moisture probes, we were able to keep the top layer of soil a little dryer so it didn’t accelerate the development of mold spores.”

To read the article in its entirety, please visit