Free ag pump efficiency seminar May 17, Fresno State
With this year's surface water delivery estimates, chances are farmers will be relying heavily on pumps and wells this season. At a free seminar at Fresno State on May 17, growers can find out about proper procedures to prepare their pumping systems for the long, hot summer season ahead. Field demonstrations of pump testing and proper maintenance will be demonstrated in a hands-on approach on the Fresno State Farm.
The program will also include a real-time pump efficiency demonstration, information about pump efficiency tests and how to make sure they are working efficiently. Anyone interested in attending this free event can register online by visiting www.californiawater.org/IrrigationTech or by calling (800) 845-6038; space is limited. The program will be held from 9 a.m. to noon and includes a continental breakfast.
This seminar is part of a series of irrigation efficiency programs presented by the Center for Irrigation Technology at Fresno State. The Irrigation Tech Seminar series is working to provide growers information on a variety of techniques and technologies to help with irrigation efficiency.
Working for over 25 years to improve irrigation efficiency, the Center for Irrigation Technology at Fresno State is internationally recognized as an independent testing laboratory, applied research facility and educational resource for water and irrigation technology.