1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Pivot Applications in California Using pivot applications in California.
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Filters and Savings for Both Sides of Your Pump Speaker: Randy Delenikos, LAKOS Filtration Systems It is no longer good enough that a filter can protect a pump or irrigation system from clogging or abrasive wear. The obvious benefits of such protection can and should nowadays extend further to assist the maximum savings possible for an irrigation system. Select products and specific savings will be detailed with quantifiable savings. Common applications and uncommon savings potential will be reviewed. Products installed on the suction of a pump and on the discharge of a pump will be targeted. Lastly, a simple checklist of criteria will be shared that can help select the right product and achieve the maximum savings potential.
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
The Value of Educating your Field Laborers for Drip Micro Speaker: Jim Anshutz, AG H20 Today’s agricultural operations rely on more sophistication and technology. Irrigation is a prime example of the need to educate field laborers in the operation and maintenance of irrigation components like filters, valves and various other components of a system. Not maintaining a drip system can cost a grower in water, power and fertilizer, say nothing about reduction of yield.
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Drip Irrigation Learn how to manage drip irrigation for efficiency.
INTERNATIONAL TRADE SEMINARS
TUESDAY, Feb. 11
10:15-11:15 a.m. Going Global Hear first-hand from a panel of international trade professionals how to develop the skills you need to lead across cultures and borders.
11:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m. The New Global Consumer Prepare your company to meet the demands of today and tomorrow’s exploding number of global consumers. Learn more about the key trends driving who your next customers may be, what they want, and how to best make your company ready.
1-2 p.m. Importance of American-made Agricultural Machinery Exports to U.S. Economy U.S. agricultural equipment manufacturers face growing opportunities in many dynamic markets as well as significant export challenges. Find out how vital these exports are to U.S. manufacturers and workers.
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. How Will the Trans-Pacific Partnership Affect Agricultural Trade? Increase your knowledge of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and its importance in eliminating agricultural trade barriers. The TPP, currently under negotiation with Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, Vietnam and Japan, will further deepen this trade and investment.