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Madera County Irrigation Training Day

Interested in learning more about how to use evapotranspiration, soil sensors, and the pressure chamber to improve your irrigation practices? Want to learn how to irrigate better but don’t know where to start? Join us for an introductory irrigation training, where Phoebe Gordon (Orchard Crops) and Karl Lund (Vineyards) will teach you how to: • Convert hours irrigated into inches …

Post-harvest Irrigation Management Lunch and Learn with Hortau

Before the rush of harvest begins, we invite you to join us for lunch as we look ahead and discuss post-harvest best practices. Agronomist Ben Smith will review tools and techniques for this often undervalued time of year. Join us and find out how to set-up your operation for the best 2020 season possible. Our ninety-minute format also allows plenty …

Advances In Imagery Episode 3 – Irrigation Management In a Wet Year For Trees

Advances In Imagery is a continuing education audio-only webinar produced by Ceres Imaging in coordination with Pacific Nut Producer.  This episode is eligible for 1 CCA credit and features Spencer Cooper from The Almond Board and Daniele Zaccaria of UC Davis.  In this episode Spencer and Daneile discuss their take on important irrigation management decisions to keep in mind this …

Emitter Selection for Drip Systems

By Farouk A. Hassan, Ph.D. Emission devices or emitters are vital component of drip/microirrigation systems as they control the dripping (emission) of water and fertilizer solution to the plant.  Drip emitters basically slow down the flow rate to a “trickle” by dissipating the energy of the flow through frictional resistance.  This makes it possible to deliver water and fertilizer solution …