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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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July 2020
$185

Basic Soil, Plant, and Water Relationships Course

July 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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*This course is a pre-requisite to the Irrigation Scheduling, Salinity, & Drainage Course July 30 -31, 2020.* 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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$295

Irrigation Scheduling, Salinity, and Drainage Course

July 30, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Cal Poly SLO, Irrigation Training & Research Center + Google Map

Pre-requisite is Basic Soil, Plant, and Water Relationships Course July 29, 2020. 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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August 2020

Fertigation Course

August 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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