Ag & Water Management

Mar 24, 2020

National Ag Day

2020-03-24T10:27:29-06:00Mar 24, 2020|

March 23-24th is National Ag Day and SWIIM celebrates our partners in agriculture.  During these uncertain times, we are honored to be affiliated with this essential sector.  Men and women working to assure that we have food on our table, each day.  Thank you for your commitment to every American, each day.

Mar 11, 2020

On-Ground Telemetry Set Up in Salinas

2020-03-11T18:37:42-06:00Mar 11, 2020|

Upon driving through Salinas, California this past week, we came across a new, compressed SWIIM set-up for telemetry in the field, utilized to gather flow data as a part of the water balance calculations we perform for our clients.  If you blink while heading through the field, you'll almost miss it! This unit sits at [...]

Feb 25, 2020

SWIIM on California Ag Today Radio

2020-02-25T10:55:36-07:00Feb 25, 2020|

SWIIM CEO Kevin France is interviewed by California Ag Today radio host Tim Hammerich about water accounting and the importance for growers moving forward.  He mentions the importance to acquire on-farm water accounting data throughout the season to make effective adjustments, versus waiting until the end of the season.

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 [...]