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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or ring Raelene Mercer on 0508 800 800.
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