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  • Irrigation Association names board members

    December 18, 2018By

    The Irrigation Association (IA) appointed new board members to its board of directors. The new members include: Inge Bisconer, CID, CLIA, managing member of Surf ‘N Earth Equipment (Cardiff, Calif.) Amy Graham, president and CEO of Texas Nursery and Landscape Association (Austin, Texas) Douglas Macdonald, CLIA, vice president of Aqua Engineering  (Fort Collins, Colo.) Gene Smith, president of landscape irrigation and... read more

    IA and California Agriculture Irrigation Association join forces

    December 18, 2018By

    The Irrigation Association (IA) and the California Agricultural Irrigation Association (CAIA) entered into a formal partnership, focused on promoting efficient irrigation throughout California, with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU). “Strengthening our partnerships with state and local organizations was a focus of my tenure as president of the Irrigation Association,” said Warren Gorowitz, the IA’s immediate past president. “It’s... read more

    Up to date: A preview of the updated Certified Irrigation Contractor exam

    December 12, 2018By
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    To remain fresh and relevant to the changing industry, the Irrigation Association (IA) Certification Board has updated the exam content outline for the landscape Certified Irrigation Contractor (CIC) exam. The revised exam will launch during the 2018 Irrigation Show and Education Conference taking place Dec. 3-7 in Long Beach, Calif. “It’s important to perform exam updates to keep the test... read more

    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