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VOL. 1, ISSUE 3 | January 2017 Contents 6 Soil Moisture Sensing


14 Comparing the Technologies 16 Use of Soil Moisture Sensors for Irrigation Scheduling 18 One Water-Saving Sensor Too Many?


Selecting a Consultant 18


20 Guidelines to Follow 22 Irrigation Consultants Offering Valuable Knowledge & Expertise in Projects


Other Features 22


28 Communicating the Green Language 36 Irrigation Show & Education Conference Irrigation Association Honors 2016 Award Winners New Product Contest Winners


Departments


4 President’s Message 6 From the CEO 9 IA Happenings 10 Legislative Update


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13 Foundation News 25 Tech Corner 27 Economy 30 Landscape Lighting


Cover photo credit: Calvin Perry, Stripling Research Center in Georgia


Irrigation Today is published quarterly by the Irrigation Association, 8280 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Suite 400, Fairfax, VA 22031-4511 USA, Tel 703.536.7080, Fax 703.536.7019, www.irrigation.org. Contact IA for subscription information.


This is the official publication of the Irrigation Association and carries news and announcements concern- ing IA. The association and Irrigation Today are not responsible for content or opinions other than those relating to association activities.


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32 Contractor/Small Business Corner


34 International Trends


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