Drip Smart: Improving Irrigation Efficiency using Economical Moisture Sensors, Timers and Controllers
Check in at 8:30 am
Program 9:00 - 11:00 am
Pre-registration is required! Morning refreshments will be provided.
Row crop, fruit trees and berries often require regular irrigation for successful crops. Save water and money by irrigating wisely!
Come learn strategies to maintain your productivity using less water. This workshop is geared for small scale diverse row crop and orchard production. Reps from Wyatt and Irrometer will present on the latest techniques to monitor soil moisture conditions and apply the appropriate amount of water. Turns out most growers over-water!
Using probes and controllers helps us conserve water and maximize production. We will learn about budget options for monitoring, as well as options to scale up and improve our irrigation efficiency. Additional information and resources will be provided.
The Bernier family has several generations working together on farms in the Dry Creek and Alexander valleys. They grow a wide range of crops, including wine grapes, garlic, strawberries and many types of vegetables and fruit.
Bernier Farms (View)
3192 Alexander Valley Rd.
Healdsburg, CA 95448