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Free half day Irrigation Training – Foxton & Tararua

November 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Half Day Irrigation Training 

This is a free training event sponsored by Horizons Regional Council        

These session are open to farmers and growers operating in the Horizons area

Foxton area November 22nd or

Tararua area November 23rd

from 9am-1pm

 

The course is a mix of classroom learning and a field walk

Good Management Practice

What do we actually mean when we talk about good management practice (GMP)? INZ will take you through the concepts of SMART irrigation- Sustainably Managed, Accountable, Reliable, Trusted Irrigation and why it matters not just at regulatory level but for farm profitability.

 

Irrigator Performance Assessment

Knowing how well your irrigator is performing is a key element to ensuring high productivity, efficiency and catching small maintenance issues before they become big issues. Data collected during the ‘irrigator walk’ is analysed using the free app Check It-Bucket Test, developed for farmers to check the performance of irrigators. This is a practical application that you can directly use on your farm.

 

When: 22nd and 23rd November 9am- 1pm

Where: Foxton 22nd Nov, Tararua 23rd Nov – details to be confirmed upon registration

Cost: Free, Horizons are sponsoring the event for you

Register: There are only 24 spaces available for each session so get in quick. Please indicate which day/location you will be attending.

To register, email waterinfo@horizons.govt.nz or ring Raelene Mercer on 0508 800 800.

Details

Date:
November 22, 2017
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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