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"Introduction to Evapotranspiration (ET) and Smart Controllers"
8 hours TCEQ CEU credits - Cost $175
An introduction to the basics of evaportranspiration (ET) and its use in modern irrigation technology and controllers. This course will explain why we need ET based smart controllers in our modern times, and the theory and implementation in ET smart controllers in the marketplace. After finishing this course, the student will be knowledgeable about ET standards / sources and current ET smart controllers available today to make the best decision for his/her customer. You will be able to download MDIC's complete summary of ET smart controllers in the marketplace for your future reference. Prerequisites: No prior knowledge or course is needed for this introduction course.
Before purchasing this online course, please review the following TCEQ rules on CEU training and credits:
To receive proper TCEQ CEU credit of eight (8) hours for this course, you must navigate through each slide, pass each quiz with a score of 70 percent or better, and have a valid Texas Irrigator license number, Texas Irrigation Technician license number, or Texas Irrigation Inspector license number.
If you do not have a Texas Irrigator license, Texas Irrigation Technician license, or Texas Irrigation Inspector license, you can still complete the course and receive a Certificate of Completion from MDIC Online Services.
CEU credit for this course can not be repeated during the same 3 year renewal period.
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