Landscape

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The WaterSense draft specifies criteria for landscape irrigation spray sprinkler nozzles to earn a label under the EPA’s program.
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One of the most significant challenges for landscape irrigation contractors is to recruit and onboard staff.
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The bill allows for the use of native grasses and sods that are better suited for arid conditions.
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In response to these challenges, industry leaders have strategies to bolster resilience and continuity.
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It would take effect in early 2025 if passed and prohibits installation of nonfunctional turf, artificial turf or invasive plant species.
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The 2024 Equip Exposition, owned and managed by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, will bring several new offerings to the 2024 event.
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The public comment periods for two impactful irrigation-related proposals have been extended following requests by the Irrigation Association.
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With the draft published, Nathan Bowen of the Irrigation Association says the IA and other stakeholders will evaluate the proposal.
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The map was developed in conjunction with Oregon State University’s Prism Climate Group and the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service.
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What does 2024 look like and how can the irrigation industry prepare? I believe 2024 might reflect more of what we now accept as “normal.”