Seminar “Economically and eco-friendly watering/irrigation systems”

Union “Farmers’ Parliament” invites to attend seminar:

Economically and eco-friendly watering/irrigation systems

Precise watering provides farmers with better crop yields, while reducing resource consumption and environmental impacts. At the seminar, vegetable, fruit and berry growers will be introduced to the latest trends in technology development, as well as will be informed how to accurately plan fertilizer consumption in order to obtain good crops and at the same time do not cause any risk of nutrient leakage.

PROGRAM

Date: 12.04.2018.

Location:  Vaiņodes 1, Riga, LV –1004, Latvija.

Arrival and registration from 9:30

10:00 Workshop opening
10:10 – 10:30 Water management in agriculture – what, how and why?
Maira Dzelzkaleja-Burmistre, Farmers’ Parliament, Project  Nutrinflow expert
10:30 – 11:20 Plant fertilization in covered areas.
Ilze Apenīte, Ltd. Agrimatco representative.
11:20 – 11:40 Coffee break
11:40 – 12:30 Advantages of drip irrigation
·         Saving water and energy
·         Subsurface irrigation
·         Irrigation at low pressures
·         Growth of yield
·         Water and fertilizer
Mr. Dubi Segal, “NETAFIM” company, head of irrigation equipment and water treatment department.

12:30 – 13:20 Greenhouses
·         Types of greenhouses
·         Reconstruction
·         Gutter irrigation
·         Cooling (if relevant)
·         Freezing protection
·         Irrigation with micro sprinkles
·         Sprouting
Mr. Dubi Segal, “NETAFIM” company, head of irrigation equipment and water treatment department.
13:20 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:30 Agronomy
·         Acquaintance with types of soils
·         Acquaintance with plant characteristics
·         Calculation of water quantities
Mr. Dubi Segal, “NETAFIM” company, head of irrigation equipment and water treatment department.

14:30 – 15:00 CMT (Crop Management Technologies)
·         Wireless remote irrigation command system
·         A temperature of leaf plant
·         Thermal mapping of the field of growth
·         Location and types of vegetation and quantities of water
·         Planning and controlling water and fertilizer for each field of growth
·         Meteorological station
·         Tensiometer
Mr. Dubi Segal, “NETAFIM” company, head of irrigation equipment and water treatment department.
15:00 – 15:20 Questions, answers and discussions
15:20 – 15:30 Closing of workshop

Applying for the seminar by April 10 by phone +37167027044 or e-mail birojs@zemniekusaeima.lv

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