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Irrigation Operator and Manager Training – Ashburton

March 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

$350 - $550

 

Location: 211 Willis Street

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TRAINING FOR IRRIGATION OPERATORS AND MANAGERS – IMPROVE YOUR IRRIGATION SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

ASHBURTON

Where:  Ashburton Trust Event Centre

When: 10am- 4pm Thursday 8th March 2018

Cost: IrrigationNZ Members $350 +GST and Non-members $550 +GST

Closing Date: 23 Feb 2018

Numbers limited to 24

Notice of withdrawal: 7 days – 50% registration refunded or transferable to another person, 3 days – no refund – transferable to another person

This one day course provides a mix of classroom learning and in the paddock practical application. Topics include:

Irrigation Regulation

What you need to know and how it affects your business. How do the RMA, Consents and Plan Rules fit together?

Irrigation Scheduling

Builds on your knowledge of soils, water and climate. How should we schedule irrigation applications? Including explanation and demonstration of the tools available to help.

Operation and Maintenance

The safety and efficiency of your irrigator and your staff depends on regular maintenance and correct procedures being followed. How you go about developing procedures specific to your farm is explained.

After an ‘irrigator walk’ we begin building an operations & maintenance manual specific to your property.

Irrigator Performance Assessment

Data collected during the ‘irrigator walk’ is analysed using tools developed to check the performance of irrigators. This is a practical application that you can directly use on your farm.

Take Home Resources and Support

An ‘irrigation Toolkit’ including a suite of resource booklet guides is provided to take home for your reference and further learning.

Kate Mills 03 974 1425, kmills@irrigationnz.co.nz

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Details

Date:
March 8, 2018
Time:
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
$350 - $550
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Ashburton Trust Event Centre
211 Willis Street
Ashburton, Canterbury New Zealand
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