Ag & Water Management

Jan 27, 2020

SWIIM CEO Speaks at CA Irrigation Institute Conference

2020-01-27T19:54:34-07:00Jan 27, 2020|

SWIIM CEO Kevin France speaks at the California Irrigation Institute 2020 annual conference in Sacramento, on the topic of the technical skill sets needed in today’s agricultural sector. He spoke about the challenges of combining agriculture and technology, two sectors that historically are very different. Finding employees that retain both the agricultural expertise and the [...]

Dec 17, 2019

SWIIM Featured in Growing Produce Article

2019-12-17T12:18:57-07:00Dec 17, 2019|

Western Growers CEO, Thomas Nassif, authored this article speaking to the need for agricultural technology to help protect agriculture well into the future.  SWIIM is mentioned in the piece. Tech Provides Beacon of Hope for the Future of Ag By Tom Nassif | December 11, 2019 In an accelerating trend, a litany of regulations — many [...]

Dec 06, 2019

SWIIM Featured On RDO Water’s Latest Podcast

2019-12-06T16:26:32-07:00Dec 06, 2019|

SWIIM's Business Development Manager Harry Ferdon speaks with host Tony Cramer from RDO about his experience with SWIIM and about the recently-announced partnership between the two companies. SWIIM provides a new standard in water measurement than allows growers to receive an accurate accounting of the water both delivered and consumed on their fields. "Our ultimate [...]

Nov 19, 2019

SWIIM Announces RDO Water Partnership at Growing Innovations

2019-11-19T19:21:50-07:00Nov 19, 2019|

SWIIM enjoyed hosting a booth a presenting at the 2019 Growing Innovations conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. We announced the recent strategic partnership with RDO Water and our partners at RDO Water provided information to many of their clients during the conference. SWIIM's on-farm water accounting platform helps growers track their water allocation and plan [...]

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 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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]