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2014-05-16 23:08:29

The pioneer citrus grower in Visalia, CA uses ClimateMinder to monitor the soil moisture and EC conditions remotely in real-time. Visalia, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Larry Peltzer, a 4th generation citrus grower in Visalia, CA, was able to improve his water efficiency by up to 40% by reducing the watering time and frequency, thanks to the real-time soil moisture data collected by his wireless ClimateMinder stations. “By closely monitoring the soil moisture trends through the profile on our...

2014-02-11 23:26:51

The new interface allows growers to be more efficient accessing their field data. Tulare, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Rain Bird introduces a new multi-ranch dashboard for its ClimateMinder solution, which allows growers to more easily and quickly review field data from all their weather and soil moisture stations using any web-enabled computer or mobile device. The new dashboard is focused on geolocation, offering a user-friendly map to quickly identify areas which require attention,...

2008-10-12 03:00:10

Rain Bird, the leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services, tonight announced the winners of the 2008 Intelligent Use of Water(TM) Film Competition (http://www.iuowfilm.com), an environmentally focused film competition that gave both amateur and experienced filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their talents and use the power of film to bring about a greater awareness of the need for responsible water use. Following this evening's screening event at The Los Angeles...

2008-10-10 00:00:19

Rain Bird(R), the leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services and a lead sponsor of the 2008 WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition, set the tone for the 2nd day of the water-focused conference with the presenting of climatologist Dr. Jonathan Overpeck as the luncheon keynote speaker. As the director of the Institute for Environment and Society at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Ariz., and a lead author for the Nobel Peace Prize-winning United...

2008-09-30 18:00:54

Rain Bird, the leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services, today named the six finalists for the second annual Intelligent Use of Water(TM) Film Competition (http://www.iuowfilm.com), an environmentally focused film competition that gives both amateur and experienced filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their talents and use the power of film to bring about a greater awareness of the need for effective, efficient and responsible water use. The six finalists will...

2008-08-12 12:00:53

Rain Bird, the leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services, named the finalists for its 2008 Intelligent Use of Water(TM) Award, which recognizes persons or organizations whose innovation, leadership, ingenuity and overall commitment to improved landscape water efficiency has raised the standard for outdoor water conservation. The five finalists were selected by a panel of judges according to pre-determined criteria, including demonstrated water savings, preservation...

2008-08-07 15:00:30

Rain Bird(R), the leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services, announced today that it has partnered with Arizona State University's (ASU's) Global Institute of Sustainability to discuss sustainability and global water-scarcity issues at the upcoming Intelligent Use of Water Summit IX. Scheduled for September 3, 2008 at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona, the two-hour environmentally focused symposium will provide insight and perspective on the future of...

2008-07-28 15:00:35

Rain Bird, the leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services, announced today the addition of documentarian Jim Thebaut to the panel of judges for the 2008 Intelligent Use of Water Film Competition (www.iuowfilm.com). The critically acclaimed writer, director and producer will join current judges Gary McVey, executive director of the American Cinema Foundation, and Amanda Pope, associate professor at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts, in...

2008-06-18 18:00:19

Rain Bird, the worldwide leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services announced today that its 5000 PRS (pressure regulating stem) Rotor sprinkler has been awarded the Smart Approved WaterMark Certification, Australia's outdoor water saving labeling program for products that help reduce water use around the home. Heralded for its in-stem pressure regulator which prevents water loss caused by uneven water pressure and Rain Bird's exclusive Rain Curtain(TM) nozzle...


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