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Thursday, Oct. 24th 10:00 - 11:30 AM

Irrigation Field Wiring Troubleshooting

by Craig Borland

Seminar Price: $60


Room: TBD

Attendees will learn:

  1. How to use a volt meter to identify possible field wiring issues
  2. The 4 different field wiring issues that can exist 
  3. What the field issues are
  4. What the field issues can do to a control product
We will tie it all together with closing remarks and questions.

Craig Borland



Craig Borland has worked for Toro Irrigation/Irritrol for the past 20 years. During that time, he has managed the Controller Repair Department and the Service Center Repair program. He also held positions as Warranty Administrator, Inside Sales rep, and is currently working as a Sr. Customer Resource Specialist in the Irrigation Division's Customer Resource Center. Craig provides technical support for the Engineering, Legal, Technical Support and Marketing departments, and the Micro division, among many others. He holds a B.S. Degree in Fruit Science with a Minor in Ornamental Horticulture from Cal Poly–San Luis Obispo. He has taught classes for the Irrigation Association for the past 12 years, and also serves on the I.A. Education Foundation Committee as a Subject Matter Expert.

Previous TLE Presentations

2015-2014 – Irrigation Water Management

Attendees will learn about water management practices for sprinkler systems and will gain an understanding of basic Water Smart system components, installation and repair techniques. By the end of class, students should be able to:

  • Identify the uniformity of an irrigation system.
  • List the proper sequence of irrigation system scheduling.
  • Choose the proper products for Water Smart system installation.
  • Perform site inspection.
  • Learn how Water Smart products save water and show the return in investment.

More . . .

Has helped create and up-date classes for the IA and convert classes for online use.

Currently provides field service work for Toro and Irritrol

Spent several years consulting to contractors as a hydraulic irrigation specialist

Assists engineering on failure analysis for product in the field.

Assists marketing with "voice from the field" in new product development

Field service support on "Water Smart" product

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