How Smart Irrigation Controls Offer Cost Savings

| Mark Hurd, grounds and irrigation foreman for the Davis School District, Utah’s second largest, has seen a lot of changes in irrigation technology in the three decades he’s been doing his job. But as of late, he’s noticed them developing at warp speed. ... READ MORE

Smart Irrigation Reduces Nitrogen Leaching

| While nitrogen is critical for agricultural production, too much nitrogen can negatively affect health and the environment. Ironically, excess nitrogen can even produce a harmful effect on crop yield, as well as native species and biodiversity. A report from the Agricultural Sustainability Institute at the University of California, Davis, published by UC Press, indicates that ... READ MORE

Saving Water With Smart Irrigation

| For four years, the state of California has experienced severe drought conditions, a situation predicted to continue “for the foreseeable future,” according to Governor Jerry Brown’s recent emergency proclamation, which calls for action from the State Water Resources Control Board and local water suppliers to “prevent waste and unreasonable use of water and to further ... READ MORE