Episode 145: Post Season Irrigation Maintenance - Part 2
Irrigation Training Series
by Jain Irrigation, Inc.
1y ago
Once harvest is over, most irrigation managers are ready for a well-deserved break. However, some of the most critical work for the year, post-season irrigation maintenance, still needs to happen. Taking the proper steps today will positively impact your profits next year. Cory Broad will take us through a step-by-step process to ensure your irrigation system is ready for the following year. Cory is a Certified Crop Adviser, Certified Irrigation Designer, and Certified Ag Irrigation, Specialist. Cory is a lifelong resident of the Central Valley and specializes in helping agricultural producers ..read more
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Episode 144: The Irrigation Industry - 2022 and beyond
Irrigation Training Series
by Jain Irrigation, Inc.
1y ago
The 2021 irrigation season is one of the toughest ever. Supply chain difficulties, price increases, transportation, labor, Covid, drought, and an overall uneasiness with customers made this year difficult to manage. More importantly, what does 2022 have in store for the irrigation industry? Will it be more of the same difficulties? Will it get better, or will we experience even more new challenges? Now is the time to start strategizing for 2022, and to help us formulate our strategies for 2022, Aric Olson, President of Jain Irrigation, Inc., is our guest. Aric's background in manufacturing, Ag ..read more
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Episode 143: WHAT THE TECH?
Irrigation Training Series
by Jain Irrigation, Inc.
1y ago
This webinar is a MUST SEE for all Jain Logic customers. US cellular carriers are shutting down their 3G networks in 2022, causing interruptions to your Jain Logic service. AT&T announced they will shut down service on February 22, 2022, and Verizon will shut down on December 31, 2022. The good news is that many of our customers already have 4G field telemetry units and we have a great plan in place for everyone that needs to upgrade from 3G. In this webinar, you will learn: How to determine if you need an upgrade. The simple upgrade process. You will also hear about special limited-time ..read more
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Episode 142: Turning Your Landscape Images Into Prints
Irrigation Training Series
by Jain Irrigation, Inc.
1y ago
In previous webinars, Michael Derewenko showed you how to take amazing photos of your landscapes. In this webinar, Michael teaches us how to create prints of your photos to display at your office or home or, my favorite, prints for customers. With all the digital opportunities today in photography, one of the most overlooked aspects becomes “How Do I Print These Images?”. What can seem like a cumbersome process to most is not complicated. Like most arts, finding and using local resources is usually the best option. This Wednesday, learn how to convert your landscape or nature images into beaut ..read more
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Episode 141: Prepare Your Garden For The Season With A Fall Maintenance Checklist
Irrigation Training Series
by Jain Irrigation, Inc.
1y ago
Fall is the time to take a few steps to ensure your garden looks its best in the Spring. During this webinar, Andy Belingheri covers basic fall landscape activities to ensure your lawn, perennials, shrubs, and trees remain healthy and look their best. He also discusses essential irrigation and tool maintenance. During this webinar, you will learn: What basic irrigation maintenance to perform before winter sets in How to clean and prepare your tools for next season What activities to complete to set your lawn, shrubs and trees are in the best position for solid growth in the Spring We look forw ..read more
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Episode 139: Strategies For Irrigation Valve Troubleshooting with Michael Pippen
Irrigation Training Series
by Jain Irrigation, Inc.
1y ago
Valves are critical to every irrigation system. Unfortunately, operation issues with valves cause many problems for growers and water managers, including wasted water, plant stress, and crop loss. Because electrical and mechanical issues cause valve issues, troubleshooting can be complex for many. Michael Pippen has spent a lifetime in irrigation and developed an easy, concise, and accurate strategy for troubleshooting irrigation valves and shares it with us. In this session, you will learn: How to quickly check the irrigation basics for clues to the valve problem. Understand what symptoms poi ..read more
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Episode 140: 4G vs 5G: Understanding the Major Differences and Value for Irrigation Control
Irrigation Training Series
by Jain Irrigation, Inc.
1y ago
Mobile Internet usage from connected devices like smart irrigation controllers has exploded over the last decade. From 2007-2017, data traffic on AT&T’s wireless network increased more than 360,000 percent. But the upcoming 2G/3G network sunset dates are rapidly approaching in 2022. Implementing a transition plan will be essential for businesses to avoid significant disruption when these critical wireless networks they depend on for operating their smart controllers or other IoT devices the connectivity suddenly goes dark. Each iteration of wireless network technology has historically repl ..read more
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Episode 138: Cannabis and Water with Jim Lauria
Irrigation Training Series
by Jain Irrigation, Inc.
1y ago
Cannabis growers as a group are more interested in quality and sustainability than most water managers. Indoor growers have a ton of knowledge about water and nutrients and use the knowledge to their advantage. They are managing indoor cultivation scientifically. They perform at a very high level and have a thirst for more knowledge. Cannabis grown indoors yields an average value of $112 per square foot (0.1 square meter), according to a report on indoor farming by Agrilyst, well ahead of greens ($64 per square foot) and strawberries ($22). Agrilyst calculated indoor cannabis production to be ..read more
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Episode 137: Flip Your Strip with Andy Belingheri
Irrigation Training Series
by Jain Irrigation, Inc.
1y ago
Grass growing in strips between sidewalks and streets (commonly known as boulevards or parking strips) is not very useful but difficult to irrigate efficiently. As such, most of the water applied to these areas is wasted in overspray and runoff. A smart and easy way to reduce water usage AND improve curb appeal is to “flip your strip.” In other words, convert from high water use grass and spray irrigation to low water-use native or localscapes and drip irrigation. In this webinar, we’ll cover the basics: How to best remove existing grass Weed barriers – yes or no? Use of chemicals (both to kil ..read more
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Episode 136: Transforming Pivot Irrigation With Drip Irrigation Technology
Irrigation Training Series
by Jain Irrigation, Inc.
1y ago
As the season draws to a close, water conservation continues to be a hot topic. One of the best technologies available today for water conservation is drip irrigation on center pivots for farming. This process has put farmland previously removed from production (due to insufficient water) back in production. In addition, it increases yields, significantly reduces evaporation, soil compaction, and eliminates wind drift. Our guest this week, Monty Teeter, will share successes from the past season and take us through some of his many recent achievements. It is a webinar you do not want to miss. D ..read more
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