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Date: Monday, October 25, 2021

Ten years ago, there was little discussion in our industry about sustainability. But Hunter Industries recognized the importance of conducting business with Social Responsibility in mind. Since then, we’ve dedicated ourselves to finding a balance between the people we serve, the planet we impact, and the profits we earn. We’ll mark this milestone with our 10th-annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report in 2022. The pandemic has reinforced the idea that being outdoors plays an important role in

Date: Monday, October 25, 2021

The simplest landscape design choices often generate the greatest impacts. This is clear when your designs deliver positive effects across the built environment. These include the greening of urban areas and the enrichment of outdoor experiences. But can choosing an irrigation manufacturing partner result in significant benefits? Absolutely! Hunter Industries manufactures top-quality irrigation products to support landscapes around the globe. But at our core, we’re a steward of the environment and the

Date: Monday, October 25, 2021

Developed landscapes provide many benefits to the environment, global economy, and local communities. Unfortunately, professional landscape industry groups are often overlooked by officials. Reasons include budgetary issues, bureaucracy, and conflicting opinions on natural resource management. Policymakers need to understand the value that landscape professionals offer. Regulatory agencies evaluate licensed professions, including landscape architects, regularly to decide whether licensure of the

Date: Monday, October 25, 2021

Irrigation designers encounter a wide variety of complex challenges. These include dirty water sources, unmapped infrastructure, inefficient application, short water windows, mixed hydrozones, and shrinking budgets. You must consider such factors to design a well-functioning and long-lasting system. Often, customers only pay attention to their irrigation systems when something goes wrong. Here are a few common concerns: “There’s a geyser in the park lawn!” “The sidewalks are wet.” “There’s runoff

Date: Thursday, September 2, 2021

Hunter Industries understands the value of collegiate landscape education. That’s why we’re renewing our University Support Program at the upcoming 2021 ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture this fall. Here’s how it works: Visit the Hunter booth (#1607) November 20–21, 2021, to pledge a $10 dollar donation, in Hunter’s name, to a collegiate landscape design program of your choice.   Spend some time talking to a booth representative and we’ll increase your pledge to $50. When we debuted this

Date: Thursday, September 2, 2021

Enrollment in conventional agricultural and landscape programs has declined over the last decade. This fact has educators scrambling for new ways to attract more students. While the pandemic evoked a brief spike as a renewed interest in the green sciences grew, it wasn’t enough. New codes and standards in place today will require even more professionals with the knowledge and passion required to support the irrigation industry. Will university programs be able to shift with this trend? Or will it be up to

Date: Thursday, September 2, 2021

Our Hunter sales representatives enjoy supporting you, our design customers. Whether they’re in the office helping you solve design challenges or in the field observing installation, our representatives continually answer the call to help you succeed. Although pandemic-related issues have altered the way Hunter offers support, our partnership and dedication to you has not changed. When the pandemic hit, confusion quickly set in. Regions shut down, economies slowed, and priorities shifted from meeting

Date: Thursday, September 2, 2021

A four-year university landscape architecture program can be daunting. As the industry has grown, it’s become more difficult to cover all pertinent subjects related to the industry. This often forces department heads to make decisions on core content that will attract new students to their programs. As a result, topics like form and function, spatial awareness, cultural identity, and safe spaces hold greater precedence than irrigation construction documents. And rightfully so. Developing these emerging “
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