News + Features

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Even if you have done all you can it never hurts to get a second opinion by hiring a certified contractor to go over your irrigation system.
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Permits were also up 1.9% in February.  
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Other sectors such as leisure, hospitality, and other services, also showed positive trends, contributing to the overall employment growth.
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The accolade is given to women who have significantly contributed to the irrigation industry, embodying the spirit and dedication of Ivy Munion Langendorff.
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Getting new talent in the door and keeping them remains one of the top concerns of irrigation professionals.
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Research shows over and over again that clear and ongoing communication remains the number one challenge businesses face today.

Columns

Irrigation and Lighting magazine editor Kyle Brown
Irrigation & Lighting editor in chief Kyle Brown discusses the this year's Keys to Workforce Success feature.
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One of the most significant challenges for landscape irrigation contractors is to recruit and onboard staff.
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When illuminating large trees, there are specific points to consider. In this article, we will look at some of these considerations.

Product Spotlight

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FX Luminaire
Looking for a budget-friendly landscape lighting solution that will withstand the elements? Introducing the Cora™ Collection!
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Hunter Industries
Nix the Wires with the Wireless Valve Link!
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HindSite Software
Powered by HindSite Software, FieldCentral is the irrigation business software built specifically for you, by people who’ve actually lived it. Embracing the passion of irrigation entrepreneurs, FieldCentral helps you maximize and grow your business. New estimates, service calls, or seasonal chaos, start turning too much work into just another Tuesday.
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Takeuchi
You want toughness and dependability? Meet the TB335R, featuring the latest technology and a sophisticated cabin with intuitive functions.
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Paige Water Solutions
Paige Water Solutions is proud to offer 3M Direct Burial Splices, which are the most reliable option on the market.
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Hunter Industries
The reliable PGV valve provides long-lasting performance for larger systems.

In The Magazine

Valve fundamentals

Simply put, valves in an irrigation system are like the beefy doormen outside a posh nightclub.

Wire right

The number one rule of thumb when working with electricity is to always use caution, and working with low-voltage wiring is no exception.

Designing for success

A look at how to deploy irrigation system design software on a project and advice to contractors interested in using software on projects.

Nozzles’ new norm

The WaterSense draft specifies criteria for landscape irrigation spray sprinkler nozzles to earn a label under the EPA’s program.