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Nov 12, 2019

RDO Water Announces SWIIM Partnership at WG Annual Meeting

2019-11-12T14:58:52-07:00Nov 12, 2019|

Paul McFadden, Director of Inventory and Purchasing at RDO Water announced the SWIIM partnership today at Western Growers Annual Meeting in Hawaii, to a room packed with thought leaders in agriculture.  The strategic sales and distribution agreement is designed to help SWIIM further scale its agriculture water accounting package,  marrying it with RDO's significant distribution [...]

Oct 23, 2019

SWIIM is Featured In CO AgTech Article

2019-10-23T13:14:32-06:00Oct 23, 2019|

HOW COLORADO BECAME A LEADING AGTECH HUB With a blend of farmland and tech innovator, Colorado is poised to solve some of agriculture's biggest challenges. October 8, 2019 / As originally published on Builtin.com:  https://builtin.com/articles/colorado-agtech-innovation Colorado’s mountains are a draw for leading tech talent, but it’s the rolling hills below that drive the agricultural tech [...]

Oct 18, 2019

SWIIM Is Now In Merced at Ag Center 59

2019-10-17T11:56:06-06:00Oct 18, 2019|

SWIIM now maintains a full-time office presence in Merced at the Ag Center 59 Campus, on, your guessed it  - Highway 59.  We stand alongside our partners at Central Irrigation and Water and Land Solutions.  SWIIM team members are available to meet with growers to discuss their on farm water accounting needs. Many growers are [...]

Oct 17, 2019

SWIIM Secures Sales & Distribution Agreement with Irrigation Solution Leader RDO Water

2019-10-17T11:14:26-06:00Oct 17, 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 RDO Water, a 50-year-old, trusted provider of agricultural equipment and irrigation systems to growers and water districts throughout multiple regions with more than 75 stores in nine states, and partners with distributors in [...]

Oct 16, 2019

SWIIM Board Member Dave Puglia Selected as Western Growers Next CEO

2019-10-18T13:32:24-06:00Oct 16, 2019|

The Western Growers Board of Directors has unanimously selected SWIIM board member and Western Growers current EVP Dave Puglia, as the organization’s next President and Chief Executive Officer. Puglia will succeed current President and CEO Tom Nassif, who is retiring after 18 years as a forceful and effective leader in the nation’s agriculture industry, on [...]

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 [...]