Jocelyn Boudreau

CEO, Hortau

Jocelyn Boudreau is the CEO of Hortau irrigation management systems. He has spoken about precision ag at a number of regional and global events, including the Rural Opportunity Investment Conference at the White House in 2015. Boudreau holds a Bachelor of Engineering and a Masters degree in soil physics from Laval University (Québec, Canada). He co-founded Hortau in 2002 in Québec, and currently works out of the company’s U.S. headquarters in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

Founded in 2002, Hortau is a leader in precision irrigation management systems for commercial agriculture. Hortau’s patented irrigation management, automation and weather monitoring solutions help growers manage crop stress in real time using soil tension, ensuring optimal production while reducing water use, energy consumption and environmental impact.

With U.S. operations based in San Luis Obispo, Calif., Hortau has offices, representatives and technicians throughout North America, including a Canada headquarters in Lévis, Québec. Learn more at