TAG: Irrigation Association

Irrigation Foundation scholarship program awards 21 students

April 5, 2019By

Twenty-one winners have been announced for the 2019 Irrigation Foundation scholarship program. The student recipients, who are enrolled in associate, bachelor’s and graduate degree programs with an irrigation focus, will receive scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500. The annual program has awarded 57 students across the nation since it began three years ago. The 2019 recipients are: Forrest Beasley – Mississippi... read more

Irrigation Association introduces new format for show presentations

March 6, 2019By

The Irrigation Association (IA) will expand its technical program and irrigation seminars during the 2019 Irrigation Show and Education Conference in Las Vegas. The new format will allow additional opportunities, while keeping the traditional technical program presentation format available in 2019. New opportunities for presenters include the following: Choose from a 30-, 60- or 90-minute format; Select from research, best... read more

IA award nominations being accepted until Jan. 31

January 9, 2019By

Each year, the Irrigation Association (IA) and the Irrigation Foundation present awards to honor individuals and projects that have made — and continue to make — significant contributions toward the advancement of the industry. Nominations for these awards are due by Jan. 31. The awards open for nomination include the following: The Industry Achievement Award. This award, which is the... 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