Irrigation Technology Program
School of Irrigation
Irrigation District Program
School of Irrigation
TexasET Network
June 23, 2018
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Center Pivots:
Selection, Operation & Maintenance

Course Costs: $60.00

This online training is based on the popular publication "Center Pivot Irrigation" (B-6096), which has been widely used by both irrigators and dealers to select and manage pivots. You may purchase a copy of the publication at the Texas AgriLife Bookstore.The short course has 8 modules covering all topics related to selecting and managing center pivots, including types of drive systems, telescoping, water applicators and chemigation. Each module has a quick quiz at the end to test one's understanding of the topic. A center pivot buyer's checklist is also included. Course user will need to complete an one-time registration to complete the course at


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Course Outline

Module 1 Introduction and Pivot Cost

Module 2 Types of Drive Systems

Module 3 Understanding the Design Printout

Module 4 System Capacity and Main Pipe Sizing

Module 5 Pressure Regulators and Water Applicators

Module 6 Converting Existing Pivots to LEPA & Accessories and Other Considerations

Module 7 Pivot Management, Irrigation Scheduling, Chemigation, and Fertigation

Module 8 Center Pivot Buyer's Check List

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