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Digging In: Soil and Irrigation Field Day – Wasco
June 21 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Digging In: Soil and Irrigation Field Day
Join industry experts in the orchard
Three Days, Three Locations to Choose From
Wasco, June 21
Lemoore, June 22
Chowchilla, June 23
8:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. – Welcome and Coffee Time
- 8:30 – 8:50 a.m. – Estimating Soil Moisture by Look and Feel
Presented by ABC Staff – Introduce using the USDA Estimating Soil Moisture by look and feel publication and its value in the field. In-field demonstration of how-to with a walk-through of the steps to determine soil moisture content.
- 8:50 – 9:30 a.m. – Soil Sampling 101
Presented by ABC and Local Lab Representative – From how to collect your soil samples to understanding the results of soil tests. This session will include hands-on steps for pulling samples and a discussion with local lab on interpreting the results of lab test.
- 9:30 – 10:15 a.m. – Filter Selection
Presented by Netafim USA – Presentation on the process of selecting the best filtration option and the differences between filter types.
- 10:15 – 11:00 a.m. – Don’t Flush Your Profits – Nutrient and Water Use Efficiency
Presented by YARA – Most growers know that the easiest way to mess up their fertility plan is by messing up their irrigation. How do these inputs work together to improve use efficiency and profitability?
- 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. – Emission Selection
Presented by Netafim USA – Presentation will help take the mystery out of applying irrigation water and picking the best emission type to match soil and nutrient application needs.
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch