Save water, money & time with a custom irrigation plan
Know exactly when, where, and how much to irrigate based on your crop type, soil moisture, and weather data with our Forecast & Plan subscription.
Why use irrigation planning?
Use fewer resources
Always ensure you water the right amount, in the right places, at the right time
No need to gather the data or do the calculations yourself — we do it for you
Adapt to the weather
Make real-time adjustments based on rainfall & humidity
Improve crop health
Monitor soil moisture to reduce crop stress
How it works
Our Forecast & Plan subscription provides recommendations you can trust — proven on over 5 million acres worldwide
Enter your data
Enter a few pieces of information, like crop and soil type. Our field-proven modeled data — tested on dozens of crops planted on millions of acres around the world — will perform all the calculations for you.
Connect your hardware
If you have supported devices, we’ll use data from them to recommend a custom irrigation plan.
- – Use any SDI-12 soil moisture probe
- – Use AgSense, Davis WeatherLink, or Pessl METOS weather stations
Get your daily irrigation plan
Use our app on your phone or desktop to review your custom irrigation plan, updated daily. The easy-to-use dashboard lets you know when and where to apply water using simple map views or list views.
Questions we get asked
What is included in a Forecast & Plan subscription?
A Forecast & Plan subscription provides advanced software that gives you easy-to-understand irrigation recommendations based on data about your soil moisture, crop type, development stage, and real-time weather conditions.
It makes managing your irrigation needs easy and efficient.
You’ll get recommendations on where, when and how much to irrigate based on industry-leading data collection and analysis, available in colorful, easy-to understand schedules.
- Enter your farm information, field data and preferences.
- Our industry-leading software compiles the data and shows how much water your crops need.
- Choose your interface – simple map views or list views.
- Get recommendations, based on either modeled data or precise measurements, to decide a schedule for smart irrigation application.
What crops can I monitor with this service?
Forecast & Plan subscriptions have been used to support over 90 different types of crops and can be customized to work with any crop you grow.
I don’t use Valley irrigation systems. Will this service still work for me?
Yes. Forecast & Plan subscriptions will work with any irrigation brand and irrigation type, including pivots, linears, and drip irrigation.
Will this service work on my phone?
The Scheduling app for Forecast & Plan is available for Apple iOS and Android OS. You can also use it on your desktop computer or tablet.
Does this service meet requirements for irrigation scheduling in my Conservation Stewardship Plan or EQUIP contract with NRCS?
Yes. Forecast & Plan exceeds the requirements of Irrigation Water Management Practice 449. It provides daily ET and rainfall, hourly soil moisture readings (when a probe is in use), and a forecast of the amount of irrigation needed during the next seven days based on crop growth stage and the weather forecast. All of this information is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week on web and mobile apps. Consult your local NRCS Conservationist for any specific local requirements.
Talk to an expert about irrigation planning & optimization
Find pivot irrigation equipment malfunctions as soon as possible — without buying hardware.
- Make smart decisions fast
- Use fewer resources
- Improve crop health
- Proven on 5M+ acres worldwide