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Class times are Central time zone. Classes are taught in Imperial units.

Irrigated Soils
Intermediate  |  Agriculture, Landscape & Golf  |  2 CEUs
Wednesday, Nov. 29  |  8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Instructor: John Raffiani, NJLIC, CIC, CIT, Raffiani’s Automatic Sprinkler Service
Learn the essentials of the soil-water relationship. This course covers soil components, formation, physical properties and textural classes; water movement in the soil; and water uptake by plants.
Member $170  |  Nonmember $210  |  (includes workbook)

Pump Controls & Package Systems
(formerly Advanced Pumps)
Advanced  |  Agriculture, Landscape & Golf  |  4 CEUs  |  4 TCEQ CE
Wednesday, Nov. 29  |  1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Instructors: Don Davis, CIC, CID, SiteOne Landscape Supply & Frederick A. Hall, CIC, CID, CLIA, K-Rain Manufacturing
Learn about pump controls with a focus on variable frequency drives as well as “packaged” pump stations.
Member $240  |  Nonmember $320  |  (includes handouts)

Advanced  |  Agriculture, Landscape & Golf  |  3 CEUs
Wednesday, Nov. 29  |  1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Instructors: John Raffiani, NJLIC, CIC, CIT, Raffiani’s Automatic Sprinkler Service
Master advanced concepts related to the soil-plant-air-continuum. This course covers how plants use water for transpiration and photosynthesis, store energy from the sun for use by other living things, and use and emit carbon and oxygen in a continuous cycle that is essential to life.
Member $210  |  Nonmember $280  |  (includes workbook)

Understanding Pumps
(formerly Pumps & Pumping Systems)
Beginner  |  Agriculture, Landscape & Golf  |  4 CEUs  |  4 TCEQ CE
Tuesday, Nov. 28  |  1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Instructors: Scott Knowles, CGIA, CIC, CID, CLIA, Wolf Creek Company Inc.
Learn about the types of pumps used in irrigation, pump performance, reading pump curves, making pump selections and an intro to basic pump controls.
Member $240  |  Nonmember $320  |  (includes handouts)