In the second year of a two-year study of 10 "smart" irrigation controllers, Texas AgriLife Extension Service experts found some performed well, some needed work and others were still not so smart at all.

Although the total irrigation applied should have been about the same among all units, some produced three to five times as much.

As in the first year of the study, controllers with onsite sensors irrigated closer or within the recommendations of TexasET.

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The full report can be viewed at the irrigation technology Website.