Valmont announces it will acquire South Dakota based AgSense, which signals the company’s interest in offering remote monitoring and control technology through its irrigation equipment.
AgSense’s Wagnet network offers growers a way to tie their irrigation decisions to field, crop and weather conditions.
“We are pleased to have entered this long-term partnership,” said Leonard Adams, group president of Valmont’s Global Irrigation Division in a release. “Growers increasingly seek to utilize data driven technology to increase yields and maximize water efficiency. The cutting edge approach AgSense takes to providing technologies that our customers desire, their passion for customer service and their outstanding reputation fit perfectly with Valmont’s strategy. Combining AgSense with our industry-leading BaseStation™ products will deliver the most comprehensive line of integrated solutions available to the market.”
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