Pumps & Soils

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Irrigated Soils
Intermediate  |  Agriculture, Landscape & Golf  |  2 CEUs
Friday, Dec. 4  |  3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Instructors: Don Franklin, Franklin Irrigation Consulting, and Clarence Prestwich, USDA-NRCS West National Technology Support Center
Learn the essentials of the soil-water relationship. This course covers soil components, formation, physical properties and textural classes; water movement in the soil; and water uptake by plants.
Member $130  |  Nonmember $160 (includes handouts)

Pump Controls & Package Systems
(formerly Advanced Pumps)
Advanced  |  Agriculture, Landscape & Golf  |  4 CEUs
Tuesday, Dec. 1  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Instructors: Don Davis, SiteOne, and Bob Jansen, Cornell Pump Company
Learn about pump controls with a focus on variable frequency drives as well as “packaged” pump stations.
Member $190  |  Nonmember $240 (includes handouts)

Advanced  |  Agriculture, Landscape & Golf  |  2 CEUs
Tuesday, Dec. 1  |  5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Instructors: John Raffiani, Raffiani’s Automatic Sprinkler Service, and Larry King, USDA-NRCS West National Technology Support Center
Master advanced concepts related to the soil-plant-air-continuum. This course covers how plants use water for transpiration and photosynthesis, store energy from the sun for use by other living things, and use and emit carbon and oxygen in a continuous cycle that is essential to life.
Member $130  |  Nonmember $160 (includes handouts)

Understanding Pumps
(formerly Pumps & Pumping Systems)
Beginner  |  Agriculture, Landscape & Golf  |  4 CEUs
Tuesday, Dec. 1  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Instructors: Don Davis, SiteOne, and John Maxwell, Maxwell Irrigation
Learn about the types of pumps used in irrigation, pump performance, reading pump curves, making pump selections and an intro to basic pump controls.
Member $190  |  Nonmember $240 (includes manual)

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