Irrigation New Zealand

Event Details

  •  Taupo, Acapulco Motor Lodge, Taupo, New Zealand
  •  Tuesday 10 September
  •  09:00 am - 16:00 pm

Description

Industry Training Day

IrrigationNZ is putting on two subsidised industry training days this September. One in the North Island and one in the South Island to ensure as wide of a reach as possible. These days have a focus on the term Good Farming Practice (GFP) and it is intended to give people from roles such as field staff, designers and managers a clear understanding of the technologies available and the irrigation industries role in helping their clients achieve GFP.

8.30 am

Registration Opens

9.00 am

Welcome and H&S

9.15 am

Setting the scene: What is “GFP” and “Big Data”

9.45 am

The Importance of keeping water in the root zone

10.00 am

Morning Tea

10.20 am

Soil Moisture Monitoring- What sensor, where, how many, and installation requirements

12:00 pm

Lunch

12.45 pm

Big Data: on farm sensors and bringing that information together to make scheduling decisions.

3.00 pm

Afternoon tea

3.20 pm

Importance of system uniformity- good design and maintenance

3.45 pm

Question Time

4.00 pm

Close

Location: North Island: Taupo: Tuesday the 10th September

South Island: Lincoln: Friday 6th September

Cost: $99 per person, normally a training day for industry costs on average $500 per person