TAG: Irrigation Show

Rain Bird showcases new products at Irrigation Show

November 30, 2017By

At the 2017 Irrigation Show & Education Conference, Rain Bird introduced several new products. Controllers The ESP-9V, a battery-operated controller is designed to tolerate harsh conditions. “We wanted to provide contractors with a tougher, longer-lasting and easier-to-use battery-operated controller than the models currently on the market,” said James Harris, Rain Bird’s product manager for contractor controllers. “When you consider its... read more

Ewing’s Gorowitz begins term as IA president

November 14, 2017By

Warren Gorowitz, vice president of sustainability at Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply, began his term as president of the Irrigation Association (IA) last week at the 2017 Irrigation Show & Conference in Orlando. Gorowitz took the stage at the 2017 Irrigation Show general session to talk more about his goals for the position. As a sustainability expert, Gorowitz brings an... read more

The secret to Trader Joe’s success—and how landscape pros can do the same

November 14, 2017By

Doug Rauch retired as president of Trader Joe’s nearly a decade ago. But there’s still one question he gets more than any other: “What’s the secret to Trader Joe’s success?” Rauch reels at the question, because, as he said, “Trader Joe’s tells the world how they do things.” The grocery store started as a 7-Eleven convenience store “knockoff,” grew to... read more

2017 Irrigation Show & Education Conference

September 8, 2017By

The 2017 Irrigation Show and Education Conference is scheduled for Nov. 6 – 10, 2017, in Orlando, Florida. This event-packed week gathers professionals in turf and landscape, golf and agriculture to network, learn and advance irrigation. Join more than 4,000 attendees and 300 exhibiting companies and take advantage of the first-hand look at new technologies and products hitting the irrigation... read more

Now accepting applications for the 2017 Irrigation E3 program

May 24, 2017By

The Irrigation Foundation is now accepting applications from students and faculty for the 2017 Irrigation E3 program. Winners will be able to participate in educational classes, technical sessions, irrigation seminars, networking events and the exhibit hall during the 2017 Irrigation Show and Education Conference to be held in Orlando, Fla., Nov. 6-10. Students will be given the chance to meet... read more

PlantLink and Green IQ team up on new water-saving technology

December 2, 2015By

PlantLink, a wireless soil monitoring system by Oso Technologies, and GreenIQ Smart Garden Hub, an internet-connected irrigation controller, partnered at the Irrigation Show to provide a water solution for landscapers and contractors. PlantLink sensors relay the moisture needs according to plant type and real-time conditions to GreenIQ, which connects to a controlled irrigation system. GreenIQ monitors local weather patterns, so... read more