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  • Irrigation Association recognized New Product Contest winners

    December 11, 2018By

    The Irrigation Association (IA) revealed the winners of the 2018 New Product Contest at the Irrigation Show and Education Conference. Fifty-eight new products and technologies were entered in five categories. Products were evaluated based on innovation, design quality, increased water and resource-use efficiency, ease of use and product life expectancy, according to the IA. Contest judges were experienced professionals with... read more

    Products taking center stage at the 2018 Irrigation Show

    November 28, 2018By

    Get a sneak peek at a few products to be featured at the Irrigation Show, Dec. 3-7, in Long Beach, Calif. Pro-LC controller | K-Rain Manufacturing K-Rain’s Pro-LC controller includes a full-program display that highlights watering days, number of start days, number of stations and any special programming; permanent memory, which saves program settings during power outages; a valve locate feature... read more

    Hunter Industries unveils I-80 commercial rotor

    November 13, 2018By

    Hunter Industries released its new I-80 commercial rotor. Designed for sports turf and large park applications, the I-80 is built with a dirt-tolerant gear drive that offers a high torque output and a radius range up to 97 feet, according to Hunter Industries. “The I-80 continues Hunter’s legacy of developing products on the forefront of irrigation technology,” said Rich Dunn,... read more

    Irrigation Foundation announces 2018 E3 winners

    November 9, 2018By

    The Irrigation Foundation selected 32 winners for the 2018 Irrigation E3 program. This year’s class of 30 students and two educators will receive an education and travel award to the 2018 Irrigation Show and Education Conference, Dec. 3-7, in Long Beach, Calif. Founded in 2012, the E3 program provides students and educators with exposure, experience and education in the irrigation... read more

    Irrigation Association welcomes water infrastructure bill signed into law

    October 31, 2018By

    America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018—legislation that was supported by the Irrigation Association (IA)—was signed into law on Oct. 23 Included in America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 is the congressional authorization of the WaterSense program. A priority of the IA, this issue was a top focus during legislative fly-ins and grassroots advocacy efforts, according to IA. “We are excited... read more

    Munro offers Freeze Defeat pump winterization fluid

    October 24, 2018By

    Munro’s new Freeze Defeat pump winterization fluid is designed to prevent costly freeze damage, including cracked cases and damaged impellers. According to Munro, the product: Prevents pump damage due to freezing with antifreeze protection up to -25 degrees F; Helps protect the pump from corrosion; and Ensures longevity by keeping pump internals rust-free. Additionally, Munro stocks air and water hoses... read more