Irrigation New Zealand

Event Details

  •  211 Wills Street, Ashburton Trust Event Centre, Ashburton, New Zealand
  •  Thursday 6 September
  •  10:00 am - 16:30 pm

Description

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.

If you have any further questions, contact the event coordinator.

Kate Mills
email Kate
03 341 2225

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09:00 am - 17:00 pm

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Tuesday 15 May

09:00 am - 17:00 pm

Water Meter Verification Workbook Training day - Taupo

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Thursday 6 September

10:00 am - 16:30 pm

Irrigation Operator and Manager Training Day, Ashburton on Thursday 8th March.

Venue: Ashburton Trust Event Centre

Tiime: 10am-4pm

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