TAG: Hunter Industries

New learning center offers top-tier training

April 23, 2019By
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Foothill College launches new learning center for students and industry professionals alike to improve their hands-on skills and experience. read more

Experts’ Tips: Proper placement of sprayheads

April 17, 2019By
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The challenge: How should irrigation professionals properly place sprayheads? Hunter Kelsey Jacquard Product manager — MP Rotators & Sprays Proper sprinkler placement depends on the types of plants being irrigated, expected plant growth over time and size of the hydrozone area. DO keep in mind that shrubs and flowers will likely require a different design than turf to prevent future... read more

People on the Move: Davey names new district manager; Hunter’s industry relations manager announces retirement; Ruppert promotes 3

April 10, 2019By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. promoted Eric Countryman to district manager of the east Pittsburgh residential/commercial (R/C) office. “Eric has a strong resume and a history with many great operations and managers that will serve him well in his new role,” said Jeff Crites, operations manager, Great Lakes east R/C region. “I’m confident that he will continue to serve Davey... read more

Experts’ Tips: Determine irrigation pumps proper balance

March 22, 2019By
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How to determine the proper balance between a pump’s flow rate and pressure read more

Hunter Industries: EZ Decoder System

March 6, 2019By

Cost and complexity have often limited decoder technology to higher-end systems. With the revolutionary EZ Decoder System (EZDS) from Hunter Industries, your clients get all the advantages of two-wire installations with simple, cost-effective technology. EZDS is compatible with all the features of our Hydrawise™-enabled HCC controller, as well as the ICC2 controller with new Centralus™ central control software currently in... read more

Experts’ Tips: Irrigation controllers

February 20, 2019By

Controllers Rain Bird Corp. Joe Porrazzo Product manager — controllers WiFi-enabled controllers are becoming increasingly popular as more people use their mobile devices to manage various systems on their properties. Choosing the right controller can be challenging for contractors because there isn’t a single perfect solution and different products work best for different applications. Contractors should consider their core customers’... read more