Technical Support: 979-845-2604 or agriliferegister@tamu.edu

Automated Weather Stations for Irrigation

  6/12 - 9/18
Licensed Irrigator $165.00
TNLA Member-Not TCEQ Irrigation Licensed $123.75

This course covers the operation of automated weather stations and their application in promoting irrigation water conservation. Students will learn basic psychometric (or climatic) relationships that influence water demand, electronic terminology, and soil-water-plant relationships for proper irrigation water management.  Topics include selection of sensors, data loggers, power supplies and peripheral equipment necessary for downloading and transmitting weather data. Instruction will cover guidelines for installing, calibrating and maintaining weather stations to ensure data quality control. Other topics will include use of weather stations and potential evapotranspiration (PET) networks for automated irrigation scheduling.

Students should bring a calculator and materials for taking notes.  While not necessary, students are welcome to bring lap top computers for use in this class

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
The TCEQ has approved the offered course for 8 hours of continuing education credits for Licensed Irrigators, Irrigation Technicians and Irrigation Inspectors.

Lunch not provided.

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For more information, please contact Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Conference Services (agriliferegister@tamu.edu or 979-845-2604).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

If a cancellation becomes necessary, please send notification to agriliferegister@tamu.edu. Cancellations received no later than September 18, 2018 will receive a refund minus a $25 administrative fee.