Irrigation Symposium Schedule

Wednesday, Dec. 8

Attendees can earn 0.33 CEU for each Wednesday session.

Room 11A
Concurrent Session I:
Turf & Landscape Irrigation Technologies & Strategies

8:00 a.m.-8:20 a.m.
A review of landscape water requirements using a multicomponent landscape coefficient
Richard Allen | University of Idaho

8:20 a.m.-8:40 a.m.
Irrigation savings from smart irrigation technologies and a smartphone app on turfgrass
Bernard Cardenas | University of Florida

8:40 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Evaluation of testing procedures for weather-based irrigation controllers
Stacia Conger | Louisiana State University

9:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m.
Evolution of smart irrigation controllers: A 15-year Texas perspective
Charles Swanson | Texas A&M University

9:20 a.m.-9:40 a.m.
Wireless soil moisture measurement in turfgrass with internet-of-things (IoT) technology and low-cost sensors
Jay Ham | Colorado State University

9:40 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Sustainable irrigation as a conservation measure in Frisco, Texas
Ron Garcia | City of Frisco, Texas

Concurrent Session K:
Remote Sensing, Part 2

10:20 a.m.-10:40 a.m.
Correlation of almond yield with applied water and remotely sensed canopy temperature in the San Joaquin Valley of California
Blake McCullough-Sanden | University of California – ANR (Retired)

10:40 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Using machine learning to integrate on-farm sensors and agro-meteorology networks into site-specific decision support
Jason Kelley | USDA-ARS Water Management Research Laboratory

11:00 a.m.-11:20 a.m.
Satellite observations of variability in evapotranspiration over an intensive tomato producing region of Southern Ontario, Canada
Chandra Madramootoo | McGill University

Room 11B
Concurrent Session J:
Modeling & Scheduling Irrigation

8:20 a.m.-8:40 a.m.
Modeling cotton growth and yield response to irrigation practices for thermally limited growing seasons in Kansas
R.Louis Baumhardt | USDA-ARS Conservation and Production Research Laboratory

8:40 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Simulating alfalfa forage yields under full and deficit irrigation using the FARMs Web app in California
Isaya Kisekka | University of California

9:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m.
Adapting a cloud-based irrigation scheduler for sugar beets in the High Plains
Allan Andales | Colorado State University

9:20 a.m.-9:40 a.m.
Challenges and opportunities in intelligent decision-making for the center pivot irrigation system in the U.S.
Jingwen Zhang | University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign

9:40 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Irrigation scheduling tools: IrrigWise and IrrigWise-PRISM for agricultural crops and urban landscapes
Ripendra Awal | Prairie View A&M University