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On the farm with the internet of things

On the farm with the internet of things

31 October 2017

As the demand on water resources in the agricultural industry continues to grow, farmers are looking to technology for more efficient solutions. One area of significant investment is in precision farming, or the use of data to figure out where and when resources such as irrigation are...

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The view of our Field Service Team!

The view of our Field Service Team!

22 September 2017

Our field service technicians around the country get to work in some great conditions and some not so great conditions. One of our senior field Technicians Paul McQuilkin from the Manawatu was recently preparing some new Valley irrigators with Valley VRI-iS for client hand over, and the weather...

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Pivots with the Valley X-Tec Drive Helps grow High Quality potatoes

Pivots with the Valley X-Tec Drive Helps grow High Quality potatoes

19 September 2017

Valleys X-tec has yet to make it to NZ shores yet, but USA farmers are seeing good benefits. The advanced technology doesn't fit all farms, but for NZ growers we can see some good advantages fro crop rotation, wind protection and even soil erosion management. Get in contact with your WaterForce...

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Spring start up and Evaluating the Design of Your Center Pivot Sprinkler Package

Spring start up and Evaluating the Design of Your Center Pivot Sprinkler Package

19 September 2017

As we look towards the start of our next irrigation season, now is the time to be considering one of the most over looked, but must important parts of your pivot irrigator, the sprinkler pack.  WaterForce can support clients with sprinkler pack reviews and replacements, but there is also...

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Irrigartion NZ Magazine Spring Edition available now

Irrigartion NZ Magazine Spring Edition available now

18 September 2017

A great range of topics covered in this spring edition- from politics and water, Pivot electrical regulations and compliance- important for clients and irrigation providers, and a great range of discussions around improving your efficiency through irrigation including articles involving the...

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Valley X-Tec: Center Drive Motor

Valley X-Tec: Center Drive Motor

31 August 2017

This Center Drive Motor Will Change the Way You Irrigate The Valley X-Tec delivers the ultimate combination: top performing speed for quick irrigation cycles and dynamic power to take on even the toughest terrain. This new center drive motor combines an advanced DC motor with our patented new...

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Young Viticulturist of the Year

Young Viticulturist of the Year

21 August 2017

A huge thank you to Waterforce for being one of our long time sponsors. They set some great irrigation and soil testing questions around the regions this year! #waterforce #irrigation #nzyoungvit To see more visit https://www.facebook.com/YoungViticulturist/...

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2018 Ballance Farm Environment Awards

2018 Ballance Farm Environment Awards

21 August 2017

Entries now open!  www.bfea.org.nz The Ballance Farm Environment Awards recognises and celebrates good farm practices which promotes sustainable land management through an annual awards programme which is now run in 11 regions throughout New Zealand. We believe that positive role models...

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Ballance Farm Awards - WaterForce Regional Winners

Ballance Farm Awards - WaterForce Regional Winners

14 August 2017

WaterForce joined the Ballance Farm Environment Awards sponsorship team in 2012.  We have had a great introduction to the Awards and are proud to be part of an organisation which promotes sustainable, proactive farming.  The Awards give us the opportunity to promote our industry while...

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Water No Longer Scarce On The Port Hills

Water No Longer Scarce On The Port Hills

25 July 2017

The Port Hills above Christchurch are often tinder dry so improving access to water for stock and recreational users is a high priority for the city council. WaterForce was recently asked to install a new 3.3km pipeline along Summit Rd and an extra 25,000L storage tank to help improve the stock...

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