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Orchard irrigation workshop Dec. 16

An informational workshop on new methods and technologies to increase efficiencies and improve yields in tree crops will be held Dec. 16, in Modesto, Calif.

Topics will include advances in irrigation for tree crops, new technologies that improve scheduling, irrigation efficiency and yields, a new elevated microspinkler for tree crops, and issues and methods for irrigation budgeting.

Agenda

• 7:30 a.m. – Registration

• 7:50 – Welcome

• 8:00 – “Advances in Orchard Irrigation Management” – Blaine Hanson, University of California Cooperative Extension

• 8:30 – “CIT: Evolution of Smart Controllers” – Ed Norum, California State University-Fresno

• 9:00 – “Farming Management Information Software” – Dan Sonke, SureHarvest

• 9:30 – “Elevated Microsprinkler – A Case Study” – Russ Lester, Dixon Ridge Farms

• 10:00 – Break

• 10:15 – “Sustainable Farming” – Gabriele Ludwig, Almond Board of California

• 10:30 – “Cost Share Opportunities” – Christopher Hartley, Natural Resources Conservation Service

• 10:45 – “Improving Irrigation Decision-making” – Matt Angell, PureSense

• 11:15 – “Irrigation Water Management Exercise”

• 11:45 – Wrap Up

The workshop will be held in Harvest Hall at the Stanislaus County Agricultural Center, 3800 Cornucopia Way, Modesto, Calif. 95358.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Melanie Fisher at (209) 491-9320, ext. 113 or Melanie.Fisher@ca.nacdnet.net.

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