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This site is a compilation of outreach events related to agricultural management practices in the Central Valley. To add an outreach event to this site, please contact agoutreach@plantierra.com.

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June 2019

Irrigation System Evaluations Class: Field Evaluation of Drip/Micro Systems

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - June 21 @ 5:00 pm
Cal Poly SLO, Irrigation Training & Research Center + Google Map

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…

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July 2019
$185

Basic Soil, Plant, and Water Relationships Course

July 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cal Poly SLO, Irrigation Training & Research Center + Google Map

*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.

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August 2019
$295

Irrigation Scheduling, Salinity, and Drainage Course

August 1 @ 8:00 am - August 2 @ 5:00 pm
Cal Poly SLO, Irrigation Training & Research Center + Google Map

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…

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Fertigation Course

August 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cal Poly SLO, Irrigation Training & Research Center + Google Map

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.

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February 2020

The Fertilizer Institute Annual Meeting

February 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - February 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
JW Marriott, Palm Springs, CA United States + Google Map

The Fertilizer Institute's Annual Meeting, which is held in February each year, brings together members from each sector of the fertilizer industry for two days of networking and conducting business leading up to the spring planting season.

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