The Irrigation Association applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 1145, the "National Water Research and Development Act of 2009."
As the importance of water conservation escalates in Salt Lake City, more than 50 area water experts gathered on April 7 at Rio Tinto Stadium to present outdoor water conservation tactics and strategies for the future.
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America (MFTA) has announced a new incentive program for the 2Q 2009 called "Navigate Great Savings." Every purchaser of a new Mitsubishi Fuso medium duty truck in the U.S. and Canada will receive a free Garmin Navigation System.
Husqvarna announced April 16 that effective May 1, 2009, its RedMax organization will become part of Husqvarna Professional Products, Inc., headed by Dave Zerfoss.
The Irrigation Association unveiled a new logo for Smart Irrigation Month. The new logo clearly identifies Smart Irrigation Month as an IA initiative, tapping into the growing brand equity in the drop/leaf logo the association adopted late last year.
Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) has partnered with PSI/LaserGrade to offer computer-based testing in centers located across the country.
Rain Bird Corporation is giving both amateur and experienced filmmakers an opportunity to showcase their creative talents in the 2009 Intelligent Use of Water Film Competition.
Nearly 800 students from more than 60 schools participated in the Professional Landscape Network's 32nd Annual Student Career Days, March 26-29, in Pomona, Calif. The Irrigation Association Education Foundation awarded prizes to the winners of the irrigation competitions at the three-day event.
Aquascape, Inc. announced the 10th anniversary of Pondemonium, a business and networking event for the water gardening industry. From July 16-19, distributors, contractors and retailers will come together for the event, designed to help grow their water garden businesses. This year's Pondemonium theme centers on sustainability and working with Mother Nature.
In Landscape and Irrigation's most recent installment of the series "The Economy and the Green Industry," we spoke with Dave Johnson, director of corporate marketing at Rain Bird.