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Cal Poly ITRC – Irrigation Training & Research Center

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Upcoming Events

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.

June 2022

Irrigation System Evaluation Class 1: Theory and Laboratory Practice of Evaluations (at Cal Poly)

June 27 - June 29
Cal Poly SLO, Irrigation Training & Research Center + Google Map
$250

Sponsored by the California Department of Water Resources and Fred and Ginny Hamisch Online Portion:  Continuous Hands-On Class 1: June 27-29, 2022, located at Cal Poly (8 a.m. start) Hands-On Class 2: June 29-July 1, 2022, located in the San Joaquin Valley   Evaluation Class 1: Theory and Laboratory Practice of Evaluations (at Cal Poly) Free (with enrollment in online portion) June 27-29, 2022 This first class is ITRC's traditional comprehensive 2 1/2 day class which combines classroom (50%) and outdoor laboratory (50%)…

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Irrigation System Evaluation Class 2: Field Evaluation of Drip/Micro Systems (San Joaquin Valley)

June 29 - July 1
$250

Sponsored by the California Department of Water Resources and Fred and Ginny Hamisch Online Portion:  Continuous Hands-On Class 1: June 27-29, 2022, located at Cal Poly (8 a.m. start) Hands-On Class 2: June 29-July 1, 2022, located in the San Joaquin Valley   Evaluation Class 1: Theory and Laboratory Practice of Evaluations (at Cal Poly) Free (with enrollment in online portion) June 27-29, 2022 This first class is ITRC's traditional comprehensive 2 1/2 day class which combines classroom (50%) and outdoor laboratory (50%)…

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July 2022

Irrigation Scheduling, Salinity, & Drainage

July 28 @ 8:00 am - July 29 @ 4:30 pm
IRTC Cal Poly, 1 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407 United States
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$295

ETo and crop coefficients, practical irrigation scheduling, how efficiency and uniformity influence scheduling, drainage concepts and layouts, salinity, leaching requirements, reclamation.     Cal Poly - ITRC - Classes - Designer/Manager School of Irrigation The Designer/Manager School is a comprehensive educational program offering a variety of classes designed for both agricultural and landscape irrigation professionals, taught by the very people who developed them - Charles M. Burt (Ph.D., P.E., CID); Stuart Styles (D.Engr., P.E., CID); Franklin Gaudi (Ed.D., CID, CAIS), and Dan Howes (Ph.D., P.E.). The classes are…

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August 2022

Fertigation

August 8 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cal Poly SLO, Irrigation Training & Research Center + Google Map
$185

Cal Poly Irrigation Training and Research Center's Designer/Manager School of Irrigation Fertigation: 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. Register…

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Row Crop Drip Irrigation

August 9 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cal Poly SLO, Irrigation Training & Research Center + Google Map
$185

Cal Poly Irrigation Training and Research Center's Designer/Manager School of Irrigation Row Crop Drip Irrigation: Design layouts, flushing, fittings, how design relates to management, hose installation, retrieval   Register Here: Designer/Manager School of Irrigation 2022 Registration, San Luis Obispo | Eventbrite

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Drip/Micro Irrigation Design

August 10 @ 8:00 am - August 12 @ 4:30 pm
Cal Poly SLO, Irrigation Training & Research Center + Google Map
$420

Cal Poly Irrigation Training and Research Center's Designer/Manager School of Irrigation Drip/Micro Irrigation Design : (Suggested prerequisites: Basic Soil, Plant, & Water Relationships, Basic Hydraulics I & II, Pumps I) Topics will include: filtration, step-by-step design procedure of hardware selection and hyraulics, drip/micro system design, SDI for trees and vines, plugging prevention. Features ITRC book Drip and Micro Irrigation for Trees, Vines, and Field Crops (4th Ed.) and software, Drip Hydraulics. Register Here: Designer/Manager School of Irrigation 2022 Registration, San…

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