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Sep 20, 2019

SWIIM Featured On The Toast Podcast

2019-09-20T09:27:17-06:00Sep 20, 2019|

Kevin France, SWIIM's CEO was featured on Ag Center at 59's The Toast podcast, alongside Brad Samuelson and Chase Hurley. Hosts Doug Brunner and Keith Yamamoto spoke with them about one of the major issues facing California farmers, water! From the importance of water accounting to California water regulations, The Toast offers listeners a detailed [...]

Sep 19, 2019

SWIIM’s CEO Presents at CAIA Conference in Pismo Beach

2019-09-19T15:02:34-06:00Sep 19, 2019|

Kevin France, SWIIM's CEO presented at the California Agricultural Irrigation Association 2019 Fall Conference in Pismo Beach.  He spoke to the need for growers to take control of their agricultural water reports and not leaving it to others to monitor their usage.  He discussed the importance of growers to manage their water use with solid [...]

Sep 09, 2019

SWIIM Expands Distribution with San Joaquin Valley-Based Ag Service Consortium

2019-09-06T10:51:50-06:00Sep 09, 2019|

FRESNO--(BUSINESS WIRE)—Agricultural water accounting leader SWIIM System announces today that it has entered into a long-term, strategic sales and distribution agreement with Merced-based Central Irrigation and Water and Land Solutions, trusted companies that deploy irrigation equipment and services for growers, water districts and Groundwater Sustainability Agencies throughout the San Joaquin Valley of California. The companies partnering [...]

Aug 26, 2019

SWIIM is Featured on Australian Broadcast Special – CA Drought

2019-08-25T12:18:49-06:00Aug 26, 2019|

SWIIM was featured alongside other Central California technology thought-leaders in a national broadcast special on the Australian Broadcast Company's program entitled, "California looks to Australia for ways to manage its groundwater after worst-ever drought."  SWIIM's CEO was interviewed for the piece, after presenting to a group of interntional journalists at the Western Growers Center of [...]

Jul 10, 2019

Latest Clients – Imperial, CA

2019-06-20T15:02:53-06:00Jul 10, 2019|

SWIIM has secured new clients in Imperial, CA these past few weeks and they all get to benefit from the latest version of the SWIIM headgate monitoring device, a low-height, more compressed solution. Those that are interested in monitoring their delivery and consumption, whether they receive their water through open channel or pipe, should contact [...]

Jul 08, 2019

SWIIM/OnFarm Works With 50 Data Partners

2019-06-23T20:38:46-06:00Jul 08, 2019|

DID YOU KNOW that the SWIIM/OnFarm dashboard connects with 50 different data partners, including its preferred vendors. Anything agronomic, SWIIM has a partner for that! This in addition to our delivery, weather and satellite data sources. The dashboard is "data agnostic," meaning if it communicates with the internet, we can likely capture it. Meaning all [...]

Jul 01, 2019

New SWIIM Clients – Central CA

2019-06-20T15:16:30-06:00Jul 01, 2019|

SWIIM has secured new clients - the latest outside of Fresno, and in Kern County these past few weeks.  They are interested in the management and protection SWIIM can provide to their legacy growing operations - and SWIIM backs its data, which means we back your water use into the future.         [...]

Jun 27, 2019

SWIIM Continues to Deploy through SoCal

2019-06-20T14:39:11-06:00Jun 27, 2019|

SWIIM continues deployments through Southern California - the latest activity in Blythe and Imperial, helping grower understand, manage and protect their water allocations with a precision not previously available.  Here, the SWIIM team is checking calibration of a flow measurement device under water located in Palo Verde Irrigation District which sends data every 15 seconds [...]

Jun 27, 2019

Forbes AgTech Summit 2019 – Day Two

2019-06-27T08:07:41-06:00Jun 27, 2019|

          Day 2 of the Forbes AgTech Summit 2019 is underway in downtown Salinas, CA.  Highlights yesterday included a keynote by Steve Forbes, a speech from Western Growers EVP and SWIIM board member Dave Puglia and the CEO of Land O' Lakes, Beth Ford.  All discussing the need for ag-tech to [...]

Jun 26, 2019

SWIIM is Live at Forbes Ag-Tech 2019 Salinas

2019-06-26T10:40:55-06:00Jun 26, 2019|

The Forbes 2019 Ag-Tech Summit is now live and SWIIM is here - come visit our booth in the innovation center and learn how detailed, on-farm water accounting can help you protect your farming legacy well into the future.  Detailed water delivery and consumption reports that not only set your water use baseline, but also [...]