Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) has partnered with PSI/LaserGrade to offer computer-based testing in centers located across the country.
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.
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.
Tough questions are being asked within the industry, and the answers will be found during the GIE+EXPO Workshops at the 2009 GIE+EXPO. The tradeshow will be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, October 29-31.
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.
Held at the University of Florida's Fort Lauderdale Research & Education Center in March, the 2009 South Florida Turf Expo yielded some interesting research information.
Dr. Harold Walker of Auburn University recently presented the latest research on his work in finding a replacement for methylbromide fumigant in sod production.
Each year, the Irrigation Association (IA) recognizes individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the industry. IA's Awards & Honors committee is currently accepting nominations in five categories.