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This second class is a 2 1/2 day class where we will travel to sites in the San Joaquin Valleyt and perform the entire evaluations on 2 fields. The emphasis will be on performing the field evaluations for drip and microspray irrigation systems on trees/vines. This class will allow for more extensive field training to help with the comprehension of the materials from the first class. It is highly recommended that those attending this field session attend Class 1 or…Find out more »
*This course is a pre-requisite to the Irrigation Scheduling, Salinity, & Drainage Course August 1-2, 2019 The Designer/Manager School is a comprehensive educational program offering a variety of classes designed for both agricultural and landscape irrigation professionals by Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s Irrigation Training & Research Center. The focus for this ocurse is on soil texture and structure, water holding capacity, retention, intake rates, evaporation, transpiration, soil classification, measurement of soil moisture and tension.Find out more »
Pre-requisite is Basic Soil, Plant, and Water Relationships Course July 31, 2019 The Designer/Manager School is a comprehensive educational program offering a variety of classes designed for both agricultural and landscape irrigation professionals by Cal Poly San Luis Obispo's Irrigation Training & Research Center Our objective is to offer you an excellent opportunity to: receive practical information on key irrigation design and management concepts. increase your competitive edge by learning what is essential versus interesting. work with state-of-the-art management software. gain…Find out more »
The class will cover new techniques in the control and application of fertilizers through irrigation systems and strategies to conform with the intent of the new nitrogen regulations in California. Other topics will include nitrogen fertilizers, challenges with phosphorus and potassium applications, growth enhancers, and organic-compliant ways to keep drip systems clean. Increasing yields per acre-foot of evapotranspiration (ET) through better fertility management, will also be discussed. Course is held by Cal Poly SLO's Irrigation Training & Research Center.Find out more »