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Minimizing Costs with Drip/Micro Irrigation July 9, Five Points

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 • Five Points, CA

Past Event:

Minimizing Power Costs with Drip/Micro Irrigation July 9

Great Harvest Farms — 230 acres — processing tomatoes on drip

Efficient irrigation

• Reduced system pressure

• Excellent irrigation uniformity

• Conserves energy and water

9:30 am “Field Hour”

Location: 1 mile west of Five Points, on Mt. Whitney Ave.

Topics:

‐ What to ask before you purchase a valve, filter, pump or variable frequency drive (VFD) controller.

‐ Factors that impact the Distribution Uniformity of your chemicals and water.

‐ How to operate at 25‐30 psi instead of at 40‐45 psi…and never notice any difference except your power bills.

‐ Media tank filter backflushing – the devil is in the details (design, settings).

RSVP: cburt@calpoly.edu or (805) 756‐2434

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Great Harvest Farms

Five Points, California
United States

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