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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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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.






Episode 84: Selecting the Best Emission Device for Your Tree Crop

Determining which Emitterline, Jet, or Sprinkler will be the best application for your crop With so many variables impacting a decision on how to irrigate, it’s important to know the available options and how you can maximize your irrigation system for optimal performance. In this webinar, we’ll discuss three types of emission devices/irrigation systems: Double-Line Drip, Micro-Sprinkler, and Irrigation Jets. We’ll highlight the importance of all three and how to decide which irrigation...


Episode 83: Basic Soil-Plant-Water Relationships with Dr. Frank Gaudi

Plant growth depends on two important natural resources — soil and water. Soil provides support and the nutrient reservoir necessary for plant growth. Water is essential for plant life processes. Effective management of these resources for crops and landscapes requires growers and landscapers to understand relationships between soil, water, and plants. This relationship is significant to irrigation users that desire to use best management practices such as irrigation scheduling. In this...


Episode 82: THE BIG THIRST Author Charles Fishman Joins JAIN for a Timely Conversation About Water

Charles Fishman is the author of The Big Thirst, One Giant Leap, A Curious Mind (with Brian Grazer), and The Wal-Mart Effect. He is a three-time winner of the Gerald Loeb Award, the most prestigious prize in business journalism, and we are lucky he joins us for an episode of the Jain Irrigation Training Series. Fishman’s book, The Big Thirst, details how vital water management is to daily existence, and Fishman suggests usage patterns have become outdated and a renewed emphasis on innovation...


Episode 81: What Is Smart Irrigation with Jim Kauth

Plants need water, whether it’s a green golf course, a vineyard, or almond orchard. Landscape managers and farmers must irrigate their plants, but water has become a more limited, often expensive, resource due to worldwide climate change. This is why smart irrigation systems that water more efficiently are becoming more popular. There is a broad spectrum of smart irrigation technology consumers can benefit from utilizing. Choosing the right technology for the situation is essential to...


Episode 80: The Ultimate Spring Rose Care Guide

Red roses are a symbol of love, yellow of friendship, orange of enthusiasm, white of purity, and pink of joy. Roses are beautiful but have a reputation of being hard to care for, hard to grow, and time-consuming. In this webinar, Andy Belingheri will take you through a series of steps you can take to make your rose growing less labor-intensive, more enjoyable, and more successful. We will also spend time teaching the steps you need to take now to kick start your roses for spring and...


Episode 79: Whole Orchard Recycling and the Impact on Orchard Irrigation

Whole Orchard Recycling is a sustainable method of tree removal that enhances air and soil quality. Growers turn their biomass into valuable resources, and the number of growers practicing whole orchard recycling is multiplying. Whole Orchard Recycling also impacts irrigation, and with proper planning and implementation, growers can improve their soil and water management at the same time. In this session, you will learn: How WOR is implemented during orchard replanting. How using WOR can...


Episode 78: Using Weather Data To Be A Better Grower

The amount of weather data available to growers today seems unlimited. For any grower or professional working in agriculture, technology’s benefits are a massive advantage for crop management. On Wednesday, David Lindsey takes us through all the weather data available through Jain Logic. This data is included with your subscription and an excellent way for growers to stay ahead of the curve. In this session, you will learn: How to use the default measurement chart Where to find the latest...


Episode 77: How To Interpret Soil Moisture Probe Data with Connor Cunningham and Richard Restuccia

Soil moisture sensors help growers save water, maximize yields and reduce labor, and are not expensive at all in relation to the crop’s value in the field. Maintaining an optimum soil moisture level is essential for healthy crops and requires a balancing act of not over or under irrigating. But what factors affect soil moisture, and what can you do to get the best yield from your crops? In this session, you will learn: How to access soil moisture data using Jain Logic Understand what the...


Episode 76: How To Make The Most Of World Ag Expo 2021 with Jennifer Fawkes from the International Agri-Center®

Did you know that the world’s largest annual agricultural exposition is moving online in 2021 and on Friday you can learn how to make the most of this year’s World Ag Expo. Our guest is Jennifer Fawkes, Marketing Manager at the International Agri- Center. She will give us all the tips and tricks to make the most of the virtual show. Her insight will help us all to learn more this year in a new way. This year, more than 600 online exhibitors from 48 states in the U.S. and 65 countries are...


Episode 75: Property Owners Need Just Three Truths To Save Water with Gregg Black and Richard Restuccia

Weather information beyond temperature and simple devices like rain sensors is critical for precise irrigation management. Plant scientists teach us to balance the amount of water depleting from the landscape due to weather, the amount of water applied via irrigation, and free water from the heavens (rainfall!). Keeping the balance is key to minimizing water use and ensuring your plant and landscape assets are healthy and happy. Once you know the inches of water a plant needs to be healthy,...


Episode 74: The Farm Bill and The Impact on Ag Irrigation with Michael Pippen and Richard Restuccia

Every five years, Congress passes legislation that sets national agriculture, nutrition, conservation, and forestry policy, commonly referred to as the “Farm Bill.” Farm bills establish voluntary programs within USDA that seek to improve environmental quality and conservation. Several of these programs include incentives related to irrigation systems and water used for irrigation. These bills impact you as a grower or water manager and are often not well understood. As a result, many people...


Episode 73: 5 Tips To Help You Shoot Better Videos with Michael Derewenko and Richard Restuccia

Today video is central to your ag and landscape outreach and campaign efforts especially when it comes to social media. Video is dominating the social channel and if you are not creating video you are falling behind your competition. Over 50% of your customers are asking for video content now and the video you provide makes a difference in how they view your business. Personalized video is shaping the future of marketing, sales and customer service so you need to learn how to do it well....


Episode 72: Understanding Basic Irrigation Components: Valves, Filters, and Regulators with Andy Belingheri

If you are an irrigation pro, just getting started in the business, or a homeowner or building manager, it’s essential to understand what makes up an irrigation system. You may know all of the terminologies, but understanding each specific function and how the components work together will make your job easier. This session will also provide tips for a more efficient irrigation system allowing views to save water and save money. In this webinar, we will cover: Selecting the right valve,...


Episode 71: Highlights of the 2020 California Almond Conference with Kevin Stewart and Richard Restuccia

If you missed the 2020 California Almond Conference, we’ve got you covered! This year’s conference was the first virtual almond conference, and it was a huge success. Almonds are one of the top economic-value export crops for California farms. They are shipped to over 100 countries around the world. 80% of the world’s supply of almonds come from California and is very important to California and the United States. The Almond Board of California is dedicated to promoting California almonds,...


Episode 70: Water Management For Sustainable Agriculture From Jain Irrigation with Jeff Tuel & Richard Restuccia

Last month Jain Irrigation, Inc. rolled out their first-ever water management program for growers in the Central Valley, and the response has been overwhelmingly positive. Grower’s interest in this service is high, and many want to learn more about the service. On Wednesday, Jeff Tuel, Executive Vice President Jain Irrigation, discusses how water management service customers receive water budgets, weekly irrigation schedules (based on your desired factors), and weekly reporting on irrigation...


Episode 69: Pistachio Production: Evolving Water-Usage In Orchards

Pistachio trees are one of the most valuable crops grown in California’s Central Valley. With so much value, it is not hard to find a pistachio orchard while driving up and down Highway 99 or Interstate 5. Despite so many acres being dedicated to pistachio farming, pistachios are actually not native to California, they are native to the Middle East, a far cry from Fresno and Kern Counties. Pistachios first made an appearance in the United States in the 1930’s, with increased development...


Episode 68: Spanish Language Terms For Water Management

According to the Lawn and Landscape Magazine, by 2060, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that Latinos will represent almost one-third of the population; that’s 119 million people. This poses a considerable challenge and an opportunity for the landscape industry, which comprises over 35 percent, Hispanic laborers. We need to communicate better with our teams, and even if you have some knowledge of Spanish, you may not know the terms or pronunciation of the irrigation terms. Join Daniel...


Episode 66: My Job Depends On Ag with Steve Malanca and Eric Wilson

Two of the most well know names in Agriculture today are Steve Malanca and Erik Wilson the cofounders of the My Job Depends on Ag. One of their goals is to spread the word about how everyone depends on ag, whether thy think so or not. They have been successful in many ways. Their vision, through this grassroots effort, is to show how many people’s lives are related, connected and, most importantly, dependent on agriculture. Their goal is to illustrate just how massive the fraternity of Ag...


Episode 67: How Drip Tape Placement Affects Germination And Yield In Cotton with Micheal Pippen and Richard Restuccia

Cotton production is a $25 billion-per-year industry in the United States, and the U.S. exported almost $8 billion worth of cotton last year. Cotton is one of our thirstiest crops, and using drip irrigation can reduce water use while improving yields. How successful you are reducing water use and increasing profits depends on how you manage your drip system. Our irrigation training session will provide some techniques you can start using right away to make yourself more profitable. American...


Episode 64: Build A Better Business with GIE+EXPO & the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute with Kris Kiser & Richard Restuccia

During this informative session with Kris Kiser, President, and CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), viewers will learn how OPEI can help their business succeed. OPEI is an international trade association representing power equipment, small engine, portable generator, power washer, utility vehicle, golf car, and personal transport vehicle manufacturers and suppliers. OPEI is the advocacy voice of the industry. OPEI is managing partner of GIE+EXPO, the industry’s annual...