Idaho Irrigation Equipment Show & Conference

January 6-7, 2021, Shilo Inn, 780 Lindsay Blvd., Idaho Falls, Idaho.

IIEA Member/Vendor Schedule

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Thursday, January 7, 2021

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. – TENTATIVE – Principles of Irrigation Class to prepare participants for the Certified Irrigation Designer exam or to increase their knowledge of irrigation principles

TENTATIVE – All activities will be held at the Shilo Inn Convention Center, 780 Lindsay Blvd., Idaho Falls, Idaho.

2nd Day of Principles of Irrigation Class will be held from 8 to 5 pm in the Pocatello Room.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – TENTATIVE; Technical Training. Lunch is provided by Idaho Power Company. Please register with Tondee Clark at clark.tondee@gmail.com or call (208) 377-8188.

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Booth Setup & Registration – Setup your booths. Bring door prize items during registration time. Fill out description slips for each item. Pick up your packets.

6 p.m. – IIEA Annual Membership Meeting,
Banquet, Elections, Shilo. Entertainment: Cornhole Tournament. Sign-up with Tondee if you want to play.

TENTATIVE: 7:00 a.m. – IIEA Past President’s Breakfast, (Invitation Only) – Lounge

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Trade Show and Classes are open to the public, Shilo Inn, 780 Lindsay Blvd

12 noon – IIEA Board Meeting – VIP Room, Restaurant

4:30 p.m. – Take Down

The 2021 Idaho Irrigation Equipment Show & Conference is scheduled for January  6-7 2021 at the Shilo Inn Convention Center, 780 Lindsay Blvd., Idaho Falls, Idaho.

BUY A BOOTH

Information about booth sales will be posted in mid-October.

REGISTER FOR PRINCIPLES OF IRRIGATION CLASS

2021 Information will be posted in mid-October.

Principles of Irrigation Class:  The Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association (IIEA) is sponsoring an Irrigation Association (IA) Principles of Irrigation Class on January 14-15 in Burley.  This class can prepare you to take the Certified Irrigation Designer (CID) exam or other IA exams. However there is a fee to take this course.

If your business is a member of the Irrigation Association then you can register online. Click on the Online Class Registration button.

If your business is not a member of the Irrigation Association, then you must fill out the attached IIEA Class Flyer Jan 2020 and fax your application to Katy Yuan (703) 536-7019. The IA is being generous to let all IIEA Members receive IA Member pricing! 1 – IIEA Class Flyer Jan 2020 (1)

The IIEA needs to have 12 people sign up for this class by December 20th in order to hold the class (and not lose our deposit).  We are grateful that Clare Prestwich with the NRCS in Washington will once again be our instructor.

Please register now. We must have 12 people or we lose a $500 deposit! The Irrigation Association also closes at Christmas-time, so please take care of this now.

This is an Irrigation Association event, so if you have any questions, please call Katy Yuan at (703) 536-7080 or email katyyuan@irrigation.org

IRRIGATION ASSOCIATION EXAMS

Irrigation Association Exams: Daniel Moore with Idaho Power Company has been approved to proctor any IA Exams on Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Idaho Power Company office in Heyburn, Idaho. This is the day after the Idaho Irrigation Equipment Show & Conference. If your company is an IA Member, then you can register online: Exam Registration: https://store.irrigation.org/events/registration.aspx?eveIIEA applications for exam and classnt=CIDJAN20 Online exam registration closes on Jan. 3, 2020. After this date, test taker must register by submitting the exam registration form via fax or email. 

If your business is not a member of the Irrigation Association and you want to take an IA Exam, then you must fill out the Exam Registration Form NA 10.2019 and fax it to Katy Yuan (703) 536-7019 . The IA will once again offer IA Member Pricing, but you will need to fax the form to Katy.

2020 Technical Training for IIEA Members

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 – Classes for IIEA Members
Burley Best Western Plus Burley Inn & Convention Center
800 N. Overland Ave., Burley, Idaho

Perkins Restaurant – Orange Room

9:00 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.
Panel & Personal Safety – N. Jerald Rowan, Idaho Power Company. This course will describe methods and equipment to help protect your important motor investment. Also, learn how to protect yourself from possible electrical hazards as you operate and maintain irrigation systems.

10:00 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.
State and Federal Transportation Laws and Your Business – Senior Specialist Bruce Sweat, Idaho State Police, will review laws and regulations associated with the transportation of equipment.

11:00 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.
Safe Practices – Jerry Paumier, Barrett Business Services Inc., will cover safe work practices in the field and the importance of maintaining a safe work culture along with incident reporting.

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch – sponsored by Idaho Power Company – Breakfast Room

2020 NRCS Design Class

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 
Burley Best Western Plus Burley Inn & Convention Center
800 N. Overland Ave., Burley, Idaho

The IIEA would like to invite any irrigation dealer to attend this class regardless if they have membership in the Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association.

NRCS Design Class – Perkins Restaurant Orange Room  1-4 p.m.

What dealers need to know when doing work with the NRCS – Daniel Murdock, NRCS

Topics will include:

*NRCS Conservation Practice Standards and
Specifications used for Irrigation System Design

*Irrigation System Design, Review and Approvals

*Design Package – what is it and who gets what?

*Construction – stakeout/layout and inspection

*Example Project and design tools from start to finish

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