Technical Services

The Technical Service Department is an award winning division of Kern Turf Supply. Our irrigation staff is highly trained in controller repair, sprinkler repair, irrigation supply parts, and irrigation service. Our Controller Assemblies use only the most reliable irrigation supplies, are time tested, and are known as the industry standard for Public Agencies in Central California. In addition, we offer software assistance for RainBird’s IQ, Maxicom, and Maxi Golf irrigation programs.

E-mail Vinny Osborn at or visit the Kern Turf Supply Technical Services Department at our Stine Road location in Bakersfield, CA.

Sprinkler Controller Repair

Kern Turf Supply is an authorized service center for RainBird, Irritrol, Hunter, and many other irrigation manufacturers. We are a Service Level IV center for RainBird, enabling us to offer service on Turf, Central Control, and Golf style controllers.

Our controller repair department is typically a two day turn around for most types of irrigation timers.

Irrigation Parts

Kern Turf Supply, having been in the irrigation supply business for over 40 years, has an extensive inventory of irrigation supplies from a variety of irrigation manufacturers. Along with this inventory is a staff with many years in the irrigation and irrigation parts business.

Manufacturers represented include Buckner, Champion, Hayes, Hit, Hunter, Hydrorain, Irritrol, Lawn Genie, Moody, Orbit, RainBird, Superior, Thompson, and Toro. Give us a call, if we do not have the part, we will certainly be able to locate it for you!

Water Management

Kern Turf Supply, Inc and Rain Bird are pleased to offer Irrigation Association Water Auditor classes on a periodic basis. The Irrigation Association Water Auditor course is followed with an Irrigation Association proctored exam for those wishing to earn the Water Auditor Certificate. Remember Water Auditor services are required in California on most landscape irrigation installations. Check out our events tab to view upcoming classes and events. Be ahead of the curve in this important aspect of our industry!

In addition, the Center for Irrigation Technology offers a wonderful site for commercial property managers and homeowners to more effectively manage their landscape water use. Kern Turf Supply highly recommends that all acquatin themselves with the concept of evapo-transpiration (ET) and use the technology available to decrease individual water consumption. Please visit the Center’s site at