TAG: Irrigation Association

Ewing’s Gorowitz begins term as IA president

November 14, 2017By

Warren Gorowitz, vice president of sustainability at Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply, began his term as president of the Irrigation Association (IA) last week at the 2017 Irrigation Show & Conference in Orlando. Gorowitz took the stage at the 2017 Irrigation Show general session to talk more about his goals for the position. As a sustainability expert, Gorowitz brings an... read more

2017 Irrigation Show: New product round-up

November 14, 2017By

The 2017 Irrigation Show & Education Conference features hundreds of exhibitors from the landscape, golf and agriculture irrigation industries highlighting their latest systems and components innovations. While the New Product Contest had more than 50 entries, the majority in the landscape irrigation and lighting categories, dozens more new products were on display in the exhibit hall. Here LM rounds up... read more

The secret to Trader Joe’s success—and how landscape pros can do the same

November 14, 2017By

Doug Rauch retired as president of Trader Joe’s nearly a decade ago. But there’s still one question he gets more than any other: “What’s the secret to Trader Joe’s success?” Rauch reels at the question, because, as he said, “Trader Joe’s tells the world how they do things.” The grocery store started as a 7-Eleven convenience store “knockoff,” grew to... read more

Rain Bird releases 2017-2018 irrigation training schedule

October 25, 2017By

Rain Bird Training Services will host more than 60 irrigation training events throughout the United States from October through May. These classes are open to irrigation professionals at all experience levels, including contractors, distributors, golf course superintendents, designers and architects. All Rain Bird training classes count toward continuing education units from the Irrigation Association (IA). “The need for highly trained,... read more

2017 Irrigation Show & Education Conference

September 8, 2017By

The 2017 Irrigation Show and Education Conference is scheduled for Nov. 6 – 10, 2017, in Orlando, Florida. This event-packed week gathers professionals in turf and landscape, golf and agriculture to network, learn and advance irrigation. Join more than 4,000 attendees and 300 exhibiting companies and take advantage of the first-hand look at new technologies and products hitting the irrigation... read more

IA names 2017 awards program recipients

September 6, 2017By

The Irrigation Association (IA) named the winners of its 2017 awards. This year the awards program added two new additions: the Vanguard Award and the Innovator Award. The IA’s Vanguard Award was created to honor a team of individuals, companies, organizations or other group entities that have executed an innovative installation project in the irrigation industry. The IA Awards and Honors... read more