New IA University classes introduced in 2024

Applying Pump Curves

Intermediate  |  Agriculture, Landscape & Golf  |  1 CEU 
Pump curves are useful to select a pump and for diagnostics. Beyond simple selection based on flow and desired pressure, we’ll examine how to use the other information typically found on a pump curve for traditional and variable frequency drive pumps.

Landscape Controller Setup

Beginner  |  Landscape & Golf  |  1 CEU 
Modern controllers offer a variety of features to help operators achieve productive irrigation results. This course examines how to best utilize controller functions for more advanced water efficient scheduling.

Logic of Good Irrigation Scheduling

Intermediate  |  Agriculture, Landscape & Golf  |  1 CEU 
Irrigation scheduling is one of the crucial factors to provide the plant with needed water and reduce water waste. This course will examine the factors to be considered to create an efficient irrigation schedule to help avoid scheduling pitfalls.

Proper Hydraulics Requires Thought

Intermediate  |  Agriculture, Landscape & Golf  |  1 CEU 
Hydraulics is must-have knowledge to design and install functional irrigation systems. This class explores critical irrigation hydraulic factors. The course is best suited for students with basic-level hydraulic knowledge, but all are welcome. .

Soil/Water Reactions With Irrigation

Intermediate  |  Agriculture, Landscape & Golf  |  1 CEU 
Applied irrigation water must infiltrate into the soil and then percolate throughout the root zone via various forces. This class explores what’s happening underground during irrigation.

IA classes are not required for certification or endorsed by the IA Certification Board.