TAG: smart irrigation

Enter the IA’s 2019 video contest: “Smart Irrigation in Action”

July 15, 2019By

In celebration of Smart Irrigation Month this July, the Irrigation Association (IA) is hosting a video contest. read more

Reservoir launches 2 smart irrigation products

July 10, 2019By
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During Smart Irrigation Month this July, Reservoir announced the release of two new smart irrigation products: Spoke and Aqua-Pin. read more

Rain Bird supports Smart Irrigation Month

June 26, 2019By

As a platinum member of the Irrigation Association, Rain Bird is encouraging industry professionals to celebrate Smart Irrigation Month. read more

July pegged as Smart Irrigation Month for 2019

June 12, 2019By

The Irrigation Association (IA) once again selected July as Smart Irrigation Month for 2019 with the theme “Smart Irrigation in Action.”  read more

Smart Rain intros new controller and software platform

July 2, 2018By

Smart Rain, a partner of LawnButler, introduced a new controller and software platform. The company sells its products directly to property managers and contractors and uses a patented approach to predicative watering. Smart Rain’s controller is compatible with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular devices. It includes a 5-inch full color touch screen display and waterproof controller box. The controller is expansion-... read more

The soil moisture monitoring idea that hooked the “sharks”

November 8, 2017By

Landscape and irrigation contractors understand that remote soil moisture sensors and smart irrigation systems have the potential to revolutionize the way people use water. University of Georgia (UGA) College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) horticulture student Jesse Lafian has secured more than $60,000 in grant funding to develop a soil moisture sensor that’s accurate and affordable. He pitched his... read more