The School of Irrigation provides irrigation education through a variety of in-person and self-paced educational courses to meet the changing needs of the irrigation industry.
The School of Irrigation was established to promote landscape irrigation auditing and management in Texas through training and auditor certification. In 1998, the school began offering training programs and courses for Water District Personnel. Today, The School of Irrigation conducts research and educational programs supporting the Texas Irrigation Industry. It is administered through the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University.
To date, the School of Irrigation has provided educational opportunities to over 5000 individuals, certifying over 1000 Texas Landscape Irrigation Auditors. The School of Irrigation provides irrigation education through a variety of in-person and self-paced educational courses across the state to meet the changing needs of the irrigation industry.
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This 8-hour course is designed to satisfy the Apprentice Training Requirements as specified in Rule 7.132 (i) (2) and will cover common termites in Texas along with other wood-destroying insects.
This course provides two CEUs to TDA agricultural applicators. Aerial applicators will receive the required credits for drift minimization and safety addressing human factors. All TDA applicators who complete the course will gain knowledge of spray drift minimization as well as pesticide safety.
This course is designed to assist pest management companies in training new employees. By taking this course, apprentices and other employees will have the opportunity to receive 20 hours of in-depth training required by the Texas Department of Agriculture Structural Pest Control Service.
This course is for Texas Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicators seeking TDA continuing education units (CEUs). This course provides 1- Drift Minimization CEU. Applicators who complete the course will gain knowledge of the factors affecting pesticide drift, such as inversion, spray nozzles, and drift factors.