Common Interest Groups

Expand your personal network at an Irrigation Association common interest group meeting. Common interest groups bring together irrigation professionals to discuss shared issues related to a specific technology, specialty or end-use market. 

No advance registration required. Visit common interest groups for more details.

Drip/Micro Irrigation

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
This common interest group focuses on opportunities to promote and grow the drip/micro market in agriculture. Learn what is new in the world of research at various universities across the country. Discuss the current advocacy issues and standards concerning our industry. Join your peers at the Drip/Micro Irrigation CIG.

Manufacturers’ Representatives

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
This meeting will feature a presentation focused on valuation of a manufacturers’ representative business followed by an open forum for discussion on any topics related to manufacturers and their independent representatives. Manufacturers and representatives — IA members and nonmembers — are all welcome.


Thursday, Nov. 9, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The irrigation industry has an extensive and interesting past, and the History CIG is focused on preserving this history. This group is currently working on a project to review and revise the current History Museum website and migrate its contents to be connected to the newly designed IA website.