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Successful irrigation beyond "smart" technology


  Your iPad can help you quickly find a recipe for just about anything, but it can't cook the meal for you. Your smartphone can help you keep track of your important meetings, but it's still up to you to nail the presentation. Your GPS unit can tell you the best way to get where you're going, but it's still up to you to put gas in the car. In other words, technology can help us do amazing things, but it can't do it alone.
  When it comes to irrigation, the term "smart controller" may give the impression that technology is the total solution - just plug and play. "That's ... (Read More...)

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8/1/2014 - STIHL Supports PLANET's R&R


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