The integration of satellite NDVI imagery and Jain Logic‘s soil moisture monitoring provides the opportunity to see how the adjustments you are making (fertilizer application, water) in
Considering the investment you make in your gardening and landscape tools, it is essential to follow a few simple steps that ensure a long healthy
If you are an irrigation professional, grower or water manager who wants to brush up and improve your skills during the pandemic then attending irrigation
Price Increase – October 15th, 2020 Dear Valued Customer, Due to supply and demand imbalances and the recent gulf coast area hurricane, there has been
Choosing the best drip irrigation system emitterline for an application can be difficult, especially when our industry presents so many similar options. With supply tubing
A few years ago, Michael Gutierrez – https://twitter.com/irriaudi – who won the Irrigation Association’s video award last year for #smartirrigationmonth offered some wisdom for my
During my recent photo webinar which you can see here. I announced a photo contest. Below are several of the submissions plus the award winners. I
Smart Irrigation Month is an initiative from the Irrigation Association to promote the social, economic, and environmental benefit of efficient irrigation technologies, but what I want
Jain Unity software brings superior weather-based irrigation control for smart landscape water management, with the power of artificial intelligence and predictive analytics, to make it
Similar to a financial audit, according to the Alliance For Water Efficiency, a water audit is an audit that compares the amount of water pumped
Planting shrubs are expensive and take precious time to purchase and plant. Giving them the best chance for survival is essential for peace of mind
It’s a good time to start thinking about how you can prepare for Excessive Heat Loads (EHL) in your feedlot and coming off the back
lant scientists teach us to balance the amount of water depleting from the landscape due to weather, the amount of water applied via irrigation, and free water from the heavens (rainfall!).
Key Stats: Grower: John Russell – Warren Ag Inc. Location: Kern County, Kings County and Tulare County Crop: Almonds and Pistachios Jain Logic farm water
During World War 2, Americans were asked to plant victory gardens in every available patch of soil. This resulted in 20 million victory gardens producing 40% of
Landscape services are considered essential services in most of the U.S., but COVID-19 is still impacting the landscape industry in many ways. I recently
The Governor of California issued a shelter in place (read garden in place) order due to COVID-19. Grow Foods That Boost Your Immune System.
Washington State has close to 175,000 acres of apples grown on some of the most fertile ground in the US. With the perfect balance of warm days
During daylight savings the common question I get from homeowners and HOA’s is when is the best time to water grass? The clock moving forward one hour this past weekend tells us our water usage outdoors is about to skyrocket for three main reasons.
With controller manufacturers like ETwater continuing to innovate water management software and the introduction of Jain Unity, soon every controller will be managed remotely.
There are more than 700 plants toxic to pets and produce physiologically active or toxic substances dangerous to dogs and cats if ingested. Many of
The contractors who are successfully promote water conservation and explaining them to customers are doing the best job today. If a customer or prospect does not understand the importance of saving water, they simply will not care about how you will save them water.
What is Irrigation Optimization & How Can Soil Moisture Monitoring Help? To keep it simple, let’s go with irrigation optimization using soil moisture monitoring is
Today’s customers want services that reflect their values. Customers vote with their dollars, and they are spending more on sustainable goods and services from sustainability-marketed products.
Jain Irrigation and its sister company NaanDanJain from Israel manufacture a sprinkler called Spark to automate solar cleaning. This is the simplest and best way to clean your solar panel.
Below are 10 fun facts about plants that help me realize plants are fascinating: The first known greenhouses in history were built in Rome in
Thanks to satellite imaging HyperGrow™ and HyperView™ provide critical tools to increase profits on your farm. Trying to keep track of how much water you use, where
Technology is impacting precision irrigation for agriculture, and whether it is too much or too little water, there are several excellent tools to help growers
Update (As of December 2019): China and US have had their truce in their trade war since December of 2018. China brought in 2.56 million
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]December was a doozy, huh? “Best of the Decade” lists popped up like clickbait weeds, a banana duct-taped to a wall sold for $120K, and
Looking for something to talk about this year at your office Christmas party, like How Green Is Your Christmas Tree, try this. What is more
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] For an update of this post, check out the 8 water stocks to follow in 2021 This year the stock market and our portfolio
A few years and droughts ago (2014 to be exact), Governor Brown signed the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014 (SGMA) that affects water in California and
Sustainable strategies for commercial landscapes play a significant role in gaining a competitive advantage today by attracting tenants and saving money.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-iqGOTalIQ What is No-Till Farming? The United States Department of Agriculture is celebrating No-Till November again this year. To till or not to till is a controversial
It’s time to apply some easy improvements for your garden. Winter is one of my favorite times of the year for the garden because it
If you are serious about conserving water in California, a full understanding of where water comes from and how water is used is mandatory. This
Managing water is an opportunity, but the window of opportunity may close quickly.
Meet Jain Irrigation Techs at these upcoming Landscape industry shows in October
Do you need to add soap to water? Charles Fishman taught us in The Big Thirst water can be too clean to drink. The purest
If you would like to know what vegetables to plant in fall, then summer is over and as the days grow shorter and the air
What are chill hours for fruit trees? Chill hours and chill units both refer to the total amount of time a blossoming fruit tree needs
Irrigation Turnaround Saves Millions Of Gallons Of Water: by Cherie Courtade, Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC) EDI’s irrigation upgrades and maintenance met, then exceeded,
Manage Water Across Multiple Controllers Managing water accurately and consistently across multiple irrigation controllers is an age-old dilemma for landscapers. It’s a labor intensive part
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] 1) Casey Cox (@caseymco) a 6th generation farmer from Georgia is thankful for irrigation technology. Our farm would not exist without access to water
Certified irrigation professionals have demonstrated expertise to assess your specific needs and design and install a system that will maximize both your water savings and
There are many benefits of smart irrigation system and today the Irrigation Association marks the official start of the Smart Irrigation Month celebration. They will
10 Tips For Busy Gardeners, not sure how you are going to find time to save water and keep your garden beautiful at the same
Cannabis growers shift attention to technology like all agriculture professionals understand the value of data and the importance of staying on technologies forefront. As growers
The How To Maintain Your Turf Challenge At the Town of Prescott Valley, the goal was to maintain high-quality turfgrass and healthy plants, while being water
Tips to keep your cut flower fresh like flowers in your home are beneficial for your well-being. Several scientific studies show the benefits of flowers
Jain Logic features delivers real-time data from field sensors to any connected internet device giving growers the opportunity to observe water moving through their soil and
Each meal is a choice and there are over 100 easy ways to save water, but many of us will have to look past the easy
Summer is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start maintaining your yard this summer and prepare your yard for what’s to come –
San Diego saves water due to water shortages and drought water rates in San Diego have increased 27% since 2015 and now that we have more water
If a single home, by switching to smart irrigation, can save enough water (more than all of its low flow faucets, showers and toilets combined),
Apparently, plant blindness is a thing, and last week we learned lots about it from this article. This week to help you overcome any plant blindness
Plant blindness is a thing, environmentalist and educator, Paul Hawken teaches us young people, how we can recognize over 1000 corporate logos but can’t name
How to turn your sprinkler controller into a smart controller? It’s well documented that a standard or conventional sprinkler controller wastes up to 50% on
The popularity of water-saving podcasts is increasing because the format fits today’s busy life. People are listening to podcasts during their workouts, runs, commutes, and
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Jain’s recent acquisitions in technology are transforming irrigation food and ecological systems garnering attention in the news. Below are three of my favorite articles from
The Army Net Zero initiative was launched in October 2010 to establish long-term sustainability practices and incorporate technology to better manage energy, water and waste
Benefits of substrate farming like better yields with less labor, pesticides, water, and fertilizer are just a few of the reasons growers today are considering
Green Energy according to the U.S. Department of Energy the sun releases the same amount of energy in an hour that the entire world population
How to protect plants from frost. Frost season is just around the corner for almond growers in California, and at the same time rains are
If we told you that you could save as much as 85% of your landscape water you’d probably call us crazy. And so be it,
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This year was volatile for the stock market and our portfolio of water stocks told a different story. The best performer in the portfolio improved
I am impressed daily when I hear about irrigation system basics from landscape contractors. Often I also get asked several of the same common questions
Today soil infiltration analytics is easier to find then before, previously you would pick up most Sunday newspapers, and you can receive advice on how much
Winterize your irrigation system like surprisingly winter is one of the best times of year to save water. Now through April-May, your ETwater manager can
Is your rain buckets ready for rain, rain buckets are not only good at collecting and measuring rainwater, but they are fabulous at collecting dust,
Are you searching for vegetables to grow during winter? Vegetables in the winter can boost your immune system, help keep your body active and give
Flow sensors are easy to install, and any irrigation contractor can assist in the installation. As the cost of water continues to rapidly accelerate there
Have you ever tried eating an insect? There are 6 million species of insects on the planet. 80% of all animal species on earth walk
6 Smart Strategies To Manage Your Business During Inflation, the giant inflationary red flag is putting a damper on any economic good news these days.
Smart controller myth, science fiction has spawned some amazing thought-provoking stories, none more provocative than that of computers ruling our lives. Why would things be
Improving plant nutrient management is becoming a more significant part of every farming operation. Today soil sensors do more than measure the water content in
Benefits of vermicomposting: the average American throws out 4.5 pounds of trash every single day. It may not seem all that much, but with over
Key Stats: Grower – Dean Hann & Rebecca Gorman Location – Mundarlo, NSW Australia Crops and/or stock – Angus Cattle Stock Property size – 3,000
Managing heat stress for plants makes a big improvement in how your landscape looks. With such unusually high heat all across the nation, we need
Sustainability provides a way to save money without being called cheap. This is a gift for all of us committed to sustainability. More people will
Key Stats: Grower: Allen Mark Farms Location: Wilder, ID Farm Size: 1,400 acres Crops: Onions, Beans, Corn, Wheat Onion Acres: 150 Acres Allen Mark has been maximizing onion yields in
Smart Irrigation Month is an Irrigation Association initiative to increase awareness for water conservation and increase the use of water saving products, practices and services.
Native plants require far less water, save time, money and should be a part of your landscape plans if you are serious about conservation. Native
Where does water come from? Living in the United States we expect access to clean drinking water each time we turn on the faucet. For
Make Sustainability Your Business Strategy especially for those of us in the green industry the only business strategy worth following is a sustainability strategy. Sustainability
In most cases, I support the concept of removing turf to promote water conservation message, but on two different occasions, I watched landscape professionals present
Key Stats: Grower – Steve Cadzow Location – Mt Riddock Station, Alice Springs Australia Crops and/or stock – Beef Cattle Property size – 650,000 acres
Key Stats: Grower – Simon Marriott Location – Romsey, VIC Australia Crops and/or stock – Sheep and dryland hay cropping Property size – approx.
American’s spent an estimated $16 billion dollars on bottled water in 2017, and most consumers don’t understand the different types of water they are purchasing.
The McGraw-Hill Construction report for 2018, predicts total U.S. construction starts for 2018 will rise 3% to $765 billion. The opportunity pie is growing and
The art of cultivating plants in gardens to produce food and medicinal ingredients, or for comfort and ornamental purposes is known as Horticulture. Horticulturists are agriculturists who grow flowers, fruits and nuts, vegetables and herbs, as well as ornamental trees and lawns.
Here are some fun facts about horticulture:
Blueberry crop according to a 2016 report by the US Department of Agriculture, Washington is the nation’s largest producer of cultivated (highbush) blueberries with 132
JAIN Irrigation has 3 different distribution and drip irrigation manufacturing facilities in the US, our largest and most diverse is located in Fresno, California. Fresno
Listening to Tom Spellman talk about backyard orchards last week motivated a room of people into action to grow backyard orchards. Tom provides simple, practical
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Learn about future-proofing your irrigation practices and landscaping business in this week’s Training episode with insights from ASIC veteran Lance Sweeney.