There are still about 10 opening for this workshop next month for anyone is

*Teachers, *

*The following workshop is open for registration on the CTAE Resource
Network.  Those interested in attending should log on and register.  Please
let me know if you have other questions*

*Thanks, Melissa *

*Irrigation 101 - Irrigation Training for Ag Educators *

Date: TUESDAY, Feb 13, 2018

Location: UGA Griffin Campus - 1109 Experiment St, Griffin, GA 30223

​Instructor: Greg Huber / Center for Urban Ag​

Description: Irrigation and water management skills are essential to every
Urban Ag professional. In this workshop, participants will assemble the
basic components of a system, review watering principles and proper
scheduling, and discuss considerations in disease management and protecting
water sources from pesticide and fertilizer contamination.

Irrigation Training for Ag Educators


8:30-9am                     Check in

9am-11am                  *PART I – Introduction to Irrigation Systems &

·         Overview of Irrigation Methods

·         Components of an Irrigation System

·         Hands-on Irrigation Assembly

11am-noon                  *PART II – Watering Principles*

·         Plant physiology and water use

·         Principles of watering

·         Principles of water distribution

·         Scheduling Factors

Noon                            LUNCH

1pm-4pm                    *PART III – Field Tour of Irrigation Systems*

·         Greenhouse Irrigation Systems

·         Field Nursery Irrigation

·         Turfgrass Irrigation

·         Landscape Drip Irrigation

Melissa Riley
Central Region Ag Education
Horticulture Teacher
1005 State University Drive,  Box 4060
Fort Valley, GA 31030
office - 478-825-6067
cell - 478-973-4071