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The courses are intended for those engaged in agriculture and irrigation and are based on professional, objective, unbiased knowledge, accumulated during my 40 years of work as a product manager and project manager in the world’s leading irrigation companies. What course are you interested in?

practical

focused

Accessible when needed

20$
filtration

Filtration

7 lessons 🕙 17 min, Access for 6 months.
Basic concepts in particle filtration, types of filters and their methods of operation, means for diagnosing filtration needs and considerations in choosing an optimal filtration system

20$
fertigation

Fertigation – Fertilization via Irrigation

5 lessons 🕙 13 min, Access for 6 months.
Theories and best practices in the field of Fertigation. Basic concepts and principles of fertigation, benefits and possible risks, nutrient components and their contribution to the plant. and the six-step process of fertigation.

20$

Considerations and constraints in planning irrigation

6 lessons 🕙 12 min, Access for 6 months.
We will review the main considerations and constraints towards the planning and installation of an irrigation system in the agricultural field. Environmental conditions, soil and climate, water sources, agronomic guidelines, filtration, fertilization, command and control and other technical constraints. Also, we will focus on practical highlights for optimal planning of the irrigation system.

20$
soil water plant

Soil Water Plant relations

6 lessons 🕙 14 min, Access for 6 months.
We will review aspects of soil-water-plant relations relevant to the field of irrigation, what is soil, textures and types of soils
The movement of water in the soil, and the states of water retention in the soil - saturation point, field capacity and absorption point.
Factors affecting water uptake by the plant and water evaporation from the plant. We will also get to know technological tools for measuring the water consumption of the crop and directing irrigation.

20$

Mechanized irrigation planning

4 lessons 🕙 10 min, Access for 6 months.
This course is a continuation course for the mobile irrigation course. Within it we would like to illustrate the principles and tools for mobile irrigation planning using an example case
and we will perform a simulation of irrigation planning with three alternative irrigation methods: linear irrigation machine, swivel around machine and a pivot machine.

20$

Mechanized irrigation

6 lessons 🕙 16 min, Access for 6 months.
What is mechanized irrigation?
Types of mechanized irrigation devices, structure and operation methods. Advantages and disadvantages of linear and pivot machines.
Spraying, control panel, safety and regulation means for mechanized irrigation.

20$
hydraulics

Basic concepts in hydraulics

4 lessons 🕙 10 min, Access for 6 months.
Basic concepts in practical hydraulics in irrigation. Flow, pressure, velocity, standing loss and irrigation rate.
The course includes calculation examples, and is a preliminary course to the course dealing with irrigation valves

20$
drip irrigation

Drip irrigation

5 lessons 🕙 11 min, Access for 6 months.
The principles of drip irrigation, advantages and disadvantages of the method, the structure of the drip system and maintenance of the drip system for optimal use.

20$

Sprinklers based irrigation system

4 lessons 🕙 9 min, Access for 6 months.
Practical aspects of implementing a sprinkler-based irrigation system, the principle of uniformity of distribution, types of sprinklers, different uses, advantages and disadvantages, and indicators for choosing a sprinkler system

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