Fresno State CIT Offering a Free Irrigation Technology Seminar June 18th


When: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where: Center for Irrigation Technology AgWaterEnergy Center, 5370 N. Chestnut, Fresno

The Fresno State Farm Laboratory navel and mandarin orchards will be the location of a free seminar on distribution uniformity testing of drip irrigation for citrus

A demonstration on how a DU audit of system performance will take place along with a discussion of its importance. Scheduling irrigation events for drip or fanjets using the web-based, free scheduling program Wateright will take the growers step by step through an example of the citrus block where the DU test was performed and show a sample irrigation schedule. Another method for scheduling irrigation events in citrus using soil moisture sensors to determine proper depth, timing, and duration of an irrigation event will also be discussed.