Presentations

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Although much of our work can be considered a form of presentation, we are frequently called upon to prepare formal presentations for large groups.  Some of our recent engagements include the following:

Operation & Management of Sand Media Filters and Pressure Control Valves (Spanish), a multi-media seminar presented at the Water & Nutrient Management Symposium, February 2000, Salinas, California.

Applications of Irrigation Technology for Romania. A multi-media presentation given to the Romanian Agribusiness Tour, Salinas, California, sponsored by US AID, February 2000.

Building Successful Growing Systems. An hour-long multi-media presentation on the steps towards creating a viable agricultural system, given at FarmTech 2000, in Santa Barbara, California.

Micro Irrigation in Viticulture. A multi-media seminar presented to the Viticulture and Enology Course, Cal-Poly University, San Luis Obispo, California.

Appropriate Irrigation Technology in Guatemala (Spanish). A five-hour presentation to growers, extension agents and university personnel for PROFRUTA, the extension branch of the Ministry of Agriculture in Guatemala, sponsored by Partners for the Americas and funded by US AID.  This seminar served as the Report of Findings of our two week investigation in Guatemala of the potential for micro-irrigation for avocados, apples and peaches, March, 1999.

Filtration Management. A field seminar presented on the Central Coast Winegrape Growers' Field Day, 1999.

Irrigation Technology Transfer. An hour-long Power Point presentation discussing the pitfalls of embracing new technologies and ways to avoid these pitfalls. Presented at FarmTech 99, in Santa Barbara.

Irrigation Management. A multi-media presentation given to the Monterey County Grape Growers' Association, Soledad, California, 1999.

Ten Keys to Successful Irrigation Management. An  hour-long multi-media presentation given at the 1999 WineTECH/GrapeTECH Symposium in Sacramento.

Irrigation Design Seminar presented at the 1998 National Sales Meeting of  Fresno Valves and Castings, Yosemite, California.

Irrigated Viticulture. A field seminar presented on the Central Coast Winegrape Growers' Field Day, 1998.

Irrigation Management. A multi media presentation that detailed  irrigation scheduling, management and maintenance, given at the Irrigated Viticulture In The San Joaquin Valley short course, California State University, Fresno, January 15-16, 1998.

Fertigation and Chemigation. A multimedia presentation discussing fertilizer injections and lime scale formation, given at the Irrigated Viticulture In The San Joaquin Valley short course, California State University, Fresno, January 15-16, 1998.

Irrigation Controllers. A Power Point presentation on automated control of irrigation systems, given at FarmTech 98, January 26, 1998, Santa Barbara, California.