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Jain Irrigation’s online training service hosted by Richard Restuccia is designed for agriculture dealers, landscape distributors, contractors and other irrigation professional. Jain wants to help you make the most of this uncertain time.

Jain Irrigation’s online training service hosted by Richard Restuccia is designed for agriculture dealers, landscape distributors, contractors and other irrigation professional. Jain wants to help you make the most of this uncertain time.

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United States

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Jain Irrigation’s online training service hosted by Richard Restuccia is designed for agriculture dealers, landscape distributors, contractors and other irrigation professional. Jain wants to help you make the most of this uncertain time.

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@jainsusa

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English


Episodes

Episode 145: Post Season Irrigation Maintenance - Part 2

11/19/2021
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,...

Duration:00:40:27

Episode 144: The Irrigation Industry - 2022 and beyond

11/17/2021
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...

Duration:00:54:29

Episode 143: WHAT THE TECH?

11/12/2021
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...

Duration:00:23:22

Episode 142: Turning Your Landscape Images Into Prints

11/10/2021
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...

Duration:00:49:41

Episode 141: Prepare Your Garden For The Season With A Fall Maintenance Checklist

11/5/2021
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...

Duration:00:42:01

Episode 139: Strategies For Irrigation Valve Troubleshooting with Michael Pippen

11/3/2021
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...

Duration:00:42:42

Episode 140: 4G vs 5G: Understanding the Major Differences and Value for Irrigation Control

11/3/2021
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...

Duration:00:42:40

Episode 138: Cannabis and Water with Jim Lauria

10/22/2021
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...

Duration:00:46:58

Episode 137: Flip Your Strip with Andy Belingheri

10/20/2021
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...

Duration:00:42:53

Episode 136: Transforming Pivot Irrigation With Drip Irrigation Technology

10/15/2021
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...

Duration:01:05:40

Episode 135: The Wonderful Life of a Dying Tree

10/8/2021
A dead tree needlessly cut down and hauled away is a tree deprived of half its life value and commendable destiny. Gillian Martin’s presentation unveils the habitat value of dead trees. She persuasively illustrates their contribution to the diversity and sustainability of forests, yes, even the urban forest. You will learn what to consider when selecting and retaining a hazardous tree as a habitat tree in the urban forest, and Gillian hopes you will forever view a dead tree with greater...

Duration:00:47:27

Episode 134: Use The Rain To Reduce Your Irrigation Bill | Dave Laybourn

10/6/2021
Rainfall is free irrigation, but if your controller is not measuring and using the rain properly for irrigation, you are missing out. Not to mention the embarrassment when your sprinklers are on and it is raining. There are many ways to suspend irrigation during the rain, but the more significant question is when to turn it back on so you do not overwater. In addition, watering before a rain is costly because your soil is saturated when the rain comes. Finally, rain is measured in inches,...

Duration:00:38:14

Episode 133: A Step By Step Guide For Post Season Irrigation Maintenance

10/1/2021
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...

Duration:00:38:55

Episode 132: Growing Cannabis Outdoors with Automated Irrigation | Jeff Tuel

9/29/2021
Working with the owners and engineering team at People’s Farming, Jain is implementing its most comprehensive monitoring and control automated irrigation system ever for open field cannabis. In this webinar, you will learn how Jain partnered with People’s Farming to design, develop and implement a fully automated water and fertigation management system. This first session focuses on the project’s design and scope, including in-field sensors, valve control, reservoir management, fertigation...

Duration:00:50:28

Episode 131: Selling Commercial Landscape Irrigation with Stacey Sturnot & Michael Derewenko

9/27/2021
While a commercial landscape irrigation system may rest below the ground, the landscape is insightful and relies on a solid water delivery system. With water shortages constantly threatening the West Coast and consistent rains on the East Coast, landscape companies are continually trying to find innovative ways to sell irrigation to their commercial customers. Join us this week to hear Michael Derewenko and Stacey Sturnot discuss how JAIN and Landscapes USA brought the right solutions to...

Duration:00:47:53

Episode 130: 4 Different Ways To Schedule Your Irrigation

9/27/2021
A good irrigation schedule tells you how often to water and for how long. Easy right? Yes, until you start to think about all the variables that go into a schedule like soil type, temperature, wind speeds, cloud cover, how much water your irrigation system delivers every minute, and many more. In addition to those variables, you have situational variables like a newly established landscape or a particular zone with new plantings. It can be overwhelming. Fortunately for us, Gregg Black will...

Duration:00:49:38

Episode 129: What We Learned - Water Management Services Year One

9/15/2021
This past year Jain Irrigation was the first Irrigation Manufacturer to offer hands-on farm water management services to growers. Jain’s team of experts helped growers observe, analyze, and act on plant responses using high-resolution satellite imaging while monitoring soil moisture conditions, weather, and field irrigation events. The team from Jain developed intelligent weekly irrigation schedules that our growers easily implemented. Growers also received reports on crop water...

Duration:00:33:25

Episode 128: Will The Grocery Store Be Your Next Garden Center

9/10/2021
There are almost 2800 Kroger Co grocery stores in the United States. That’s more stores from one grocery chain than all the SiteOnes, Ewings, and Horizons combined. Safeway has another 1,300 locations, and Whole Foods has 500 nationwide. That is a total of 4,600 store locations just from those three. There are more than 18,000 grocery stores in the nation. This compares to 2,300 Home Depots and 2,200 Lowes. There were 16 million new gardeners in 2020. Every one of them goes to the grocery...

Duration:00:30:14

Episode 127: Jain's Indoor Design Guide - Cannabis

9/1/2021
Cannabis continues to be the most talked-about plant in amateur and professional growing circles. Even people who have no desire to grow cannabis or consume the products made with cannabis still talk about it and are fascinated with the subject. Who thought growing weeds would be so exciting and so challenging. There are wide-ranging views on the subject as well. Is it the natural solution to pain management and the answer to sales tax revenue problems. However, one thing everyone can...

Duration:00:50:43

Episode 126: Understanding Basic Irrigation Hydraulics with Cal Poly and the Irrigation Training Research Center

8/27/2021
Properly designed, installed, and maintained irrigation systems save money and water. An understanding of basic irrigation hydraulics is necessary for any water manager. Acquiring the knowledge of basic irrigation hydraulics is more complicated than it seems. Math, theory, water at rest, and water in motion are all part of the equation. As a result, the way hydraulics is taught might be more important than what is taught. Dr. Franklin Gaudi, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo alumnus and a Project...

Duration:01:00:59