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EDIS Update: Who Is Interested in Purchasing Smart Irrigation Systems?

Water conservation continues to be a goal for the horticulture industry as scarcity concerns increase. Technology is looked at as a possible solution to increase residential irrigation efficiency.

Water scarcity concerns are driving the use of smart irrigation systems versus traditional irrigation systems (pictured). Photo credit: Tyler Jones, UF/IFAS 


The new ‘smart’ irrigation systems available include evapotranspiration and soil-moisture-sensor monitoring systems. As technology changes so do market demands but who would buy these ‘smart’ systems?

This EDIS Update focuses on who would buy these ‘smart’ systems, what type of systems are preferred and how to then create informed marketing strategies. To download the PDF and read the full article, follow this link.