Part 3 – Smart Irrigation Month

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Part 3 – Smart Irrigation Month

It’s NOW or NEVER

We’ve reached the month of July and it’s officially Smart Irrigation Month so after all the talk and suggestions what have you built into your marketing or designs to further the industry needs to educate our consumers?  At Kenney Outdoor Solutions we value you as our business partner and want to be sure we are providing you with the tools and information to make your job easier and with the latest in technology.  More importantly we need to collectively as an industry be sure that we are leading the way towards water conservation and educating everyone as to the importance of Smart Irrigation and protecting our precious water resources.

Join the national efforts of the IA

As we partner together it is important to also join forces with the efforts at the National level by the Irrigation Association.  With 2017 you have an exciting opportunity to take advantage of many new technologies we have discussed recently that will save time, money and water.   But with the IA team they are also offering the irrigation, landscape and agricultural communities even more ways to connect customers, the media and policymakers with the Smart Irrigation Month message.

Collective efforts and ways that you can help

  • Technology Tuesday – On July 11, Technology Tuesday will serve as the official kickoff of Smart Irrigation Month. This is the day when all industries who rely on a sustainable water source for irrigation can join together and showcase the new and innovative technologies used to save water.
  • Thunderclap campaign – Join us on social media through our Thunderclap campaign. We are looking forward to sending out a unified and far-reaching message in support of Smart Irrigation Month on July 11.  Click here for quick easy link to join
  • Social media contest –  Show us how you are promoting the message of efficient irrigation by using #smartirrigationmonth. All social media activities with this hashtag will be counted as part of our social media contest. The winner will receive Irrigation Association store credit to get a free show registration or to register for a free class.
  • Announcements – The Irrigation Association will be announcing several new initiatives throughout the month of July using Smart Irrigation Month as a platform and driver. We hope you will join us in highlighting new programs that emphasize how our industry is a leading steward of our nation’s water resources. If you do share on social media, be sure to use #smartirrigationmonth so it will be counted as part of our social media contest.

Check out www.smartirrigationmonth.org for pre-developed educational and promotional resources. You have access to smart irrigation articles, infographics, public service announcements, statement stuffers, press releases, downloadable logos and more. So whether you connect with clients through email marketing, social media platforms or direct mail, you can put these tools to work for you. Resources to help you carry the Smart Irrigation Month message to the media and your lawmakers are also available online.smart irrigation

Got kids at home?…here’s a fun downloadable coloring book to share with them.   LINK

Lastly, please fill out the activities tracker at their website to tell the IA group what you are doing for Smart Irrigation Month 2017! They will be recognizing all companies that participate. Your feedback will also serve as an example to encourage others to participate in Smart Irrigation Month.

Join us as we work to protect our industry and our resources!

The team at Kenney Outdoor Solutions.