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Jun 16, 2022
Soil and irrigation field days in California

Join industry experts in the orchard for hands-on education. Register for the Digging In: Soil and Irrigation Field Day with three days and locations to choose from.

  • June 21 – Wasco
  • June 22 – Lemoore
  • June 23 – Chowchilla


  • Estimating soil moisture by look and feel
    Presented by Almond Board of California (ABC) staff – Introduce using the USDA Estimating Soil Moisture by look and feel publication and its value in the field. In-field demonstration of how-to with a walk-through of the steps to determine soil moisture content.
  • Soil sampling 101
    Presented by Dellavalle Labs and ABC staff – From how to collect your soil samples to understanding the results of soil tests, this session will include hands-on steps for pulling samples and a discussion with a local lab on interpreting the results of a lab test.
  • Filter selection
    Presented by Netafim USA – Presentation on the process of selecting the best filtration option and the differences between filter types.
  • Don’t flush your profits – Nutrient and water use efficiency
    Presented by YARA – Most growers know that the easiest way to mess up a fertility plan is by messing up the irrigation. How do these inputs work together to improve use efficiency and profitability?
  • Emission selection
    Presented by Netafim USA – Presentation will help take the mystery out of applying irrigation water and picking the best emission type to match soil and nutrient application needs.

All events are 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Exact locations are provided at online registration.

Register here. 

– Almond Board of California

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