What’s The Latest Agtech for Irrigation

April 15, 2022 12:00 pm
Jeff Tuel

Executive Vice President, Jain Distribution Holdings

Currently, there is a tug of war between ag water and urban water use. This coupled with the megadrought in the West and more growers turning to pressurized irrigation, makes water use a more popular daily conversation.

Technology is the go-to way to solve many of the world’s problems. Will it be the answer to our water woes?

This week we are going to find out. Jeff Tuel is making a difference in water use in the Central Valley of Califonia, leading AgTech in irrigation for Jain Irrigation. In addition, Jeff helped launch a Water Management Consulting Services team that recently won the Specialty Ag New Product contest from the Irrigation Association.

  1. What is AgTech
  2. What role does irrigation play in the AgTech world
  3. Why this is important to growers all over the United States and World
  4. Understand why AgTech has not taken off as fast as expected
  5. What changes to expect in the next few years
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Jeff Tuel


Jeff Tuel is currently the Executive Vice President of Jain Distribution Holdings in Fresno, CA, where he provides leadership to Jain’s Monitoring and Control division.  Jeff has dedicated the last 17 years of his career to Ag irrigation in executive leadership positions on the Ag dealer and manufacturing sides of the industry, as well as serving on the Irrigation Association’s Board of Directors and Government Affairs Committee. Jeff has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and spent the first half of his career in high-tech, which is where his passion for helping to bring technology solutions to agriculture stems from.  Jeff is an avid tournament bass fisherman, so when he’s not out in the field working with growers to improve the use of water, he’s on the water fishing.

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