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Agricultural Drip/Micro Design
Advanced  |  Agriculture  |  16 CEUs
Part 1  |  Monday, Nov. 30  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Part 2  |  Tuesday, Dec. 1  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Part 3  |  Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Part 4  |  Thursday, Dec. 3  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Instructors: John Maxwell, Maxwell Irrigation, and Kyle Feist, Irrigation Training & Research Center, Cal Poly State University
Design efficient, economic irrigation systems for orchards and row crops. This four-part class will cover crop requirements, filtration, pumping, pressure regulation and emitter/sprayer selection. Recommended review for the certified irrigation designer drip/micro specialty exam.
Member $350  |  Nonmember $450 (includes manual)

Agricultural Irrigation Specialist
Advanced  |  Agriculture  |  13 CEUs
Part 1  |  Monday, Nov. 30  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Part 2  |  Tuesday, Dec. 1  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Part 3  |  Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Part 4  |  Thursday, Dec. 3  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Instructors: Kyle Feist, Irrigation Training & Research Center, Cal Poly State University, and Larry King, USDA-NRCS West National Technology Support Center
Master irrigation management for surface (furrow and border strip) and pressurized (micro and sprinkler) systems. This four-part class includes irrigation volume and frequency, evapotranspiration and crop coefficients, scheduling, and salinity effects. This class is recommended as a review for the certified agricultural irrigation specialist exam.
Member $300  |  Nonmember $390 (includes manual)

Center Pivot Design
Advanced  |  Agriculture  |  16 CEUs
Part 1  |  Monday, Nov. 30  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Part 2  |  Tuesday, Dec. 1  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Part 3  |  Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Part 4  |  Thursday, Dec. 3  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Instructors: Steve McCoon, Nelson Irrigation Corp., and Blake Reid, Reid Brothers Irrigation & Equipment Co. LLC
Understand center pivot design and system management. This four-part class will cover theory and practical applications, including nozzle selection, application rates and scheduling. Recommended class preparation includes Principles of Irrigation.
Member $350  |  Nonmember $450 (includes manual)

Principles of Irrigation: Agriculture
Intermediate  |  Agriculture  |  16 CEUs
Part 1  |  Monday, Nov. 30  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Part 2  |  Tuesday, Dec. 1  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Part 3  |  Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Part 4  |  Thursday, Dec. 3  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Instructors: Larry King, USDA-NRCS West National Technology Support Center, and Clarence Prestwich, USDA-NRCS West National Technology Support Center
Master theory and application principles for agriculture in this intensive session. This four-part class will cover soil-water-plant relationships, advanced hydraulics, electricity, pumps, valves and irrigation equipment. Recommended review for the certified irrigation designer general agriculture exam.
Member $350  |  Nonmember $450 (includes manual)

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