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Research and Training Station

 
 
 

 Department of Technical and Engineering Affairs

  • Department of Animal Production
  • Agricultural Department
  • Public Relations and Community Service Department
  • Training and research department
  • Department of Technical and Engineering Affairs
  • Department of coordination and maintenance of faculty of Arts gardens
  • Introduction
    This department is concerned with technical and engineering affairs related to agriculture, both plant and animal sector. 

    Department tasks are summarized in the following:
    • Training students on cultural and engineering operations related to agricultural areas.
    • Training of university and agricultural institutes students on farming related cultural practices.
    • Overseeing the station and the university water wells operation and maintenance.
    • Overseeing the operation and maintenance of greenhouses and nurseries.
    • Meeting the technical demands of the station departments and facilities for proper functioning.
    • Contributing to the preparation of technical specifications and designing of the projects needed to be accomplished in the station in coordination with the specialized University authorities.
    • Design and implementation of the station irrigation networks.

    The department units are as follows:
    1. Agricultural services Unit:
    The unit conducts several tasks for the station facilities. It secures spraying Motors spraying and agricultural and animal wastes removal vessel, land-leveling machinery, plowing equipment's, experimental site preparation, in addition training students on all these processes. 

    2. Mechanical jobs Unit:
    This unit trains students from the university related colleges in addition to Al-Ahsa Vocational Training Institute, Al-Ahsa Industrial High School students. It also maintains all of the University equipment and vehicles.

    3- Wells and irrigation Unit:
    The unit is responsible for operating and maintaining the wells according to specific scheduling to ensure its proper function and operation. It also controls and operate the wells connecting network together with the main collecting and distribution storage sites number 1, 2, and the animal production department to secure water at the University campus and the station all day long.
    The unit conducts routine irrigation on regular or daily basis. This include repairing any faults in the existing irrigation networks station and replacing damaged parts. It also includes the design and construction of irrigation systems for crops fields and gardens.

    Wells of the University: 
    Well No. (1) - (out of contract operation and maintenance of wells)
    Well No. (3).
    Well No. (4) (where it was run and the well equipped in University City at the University of Al-Ahsa has been linked to the supply network of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences were also clean the water tank located college and outfitted with the necessary materials.
    Station wells:
    Well No. (1).
    Well No. (2). - (Out of contract operation and maintenance of wells)
    Well No. (3).
    Well No. (5).
    Well No. (6).
    Well No. (7). - (Monitoring wells)
    Well No. (8).
    Well No. (9).

    4- Carpentry Unit:
    This unit trains students from the university related colleges in addition to Al-Ahsa Vocational Training Institute, Al-Ahsa Industrial High School students on woodworking (doors, windows, awnings, feedlots, fields kits, .... etc) upon request.

    5- Blacksmithing Unit:
    This unit is concerned with metal and Ironwork of feedlots, umbrellas, etc. In addition, it has a role in the training of students from the university related colleges along with Al-Ahsa Vocational Training Institute and Al-Ahsa Industrial High School students on blacksmithing workshops.

    6- Meteorology Unit:
    Scientific Research Service:
    Being in several research station supervised by researchers from the university, where this research are divided on the station and its subordinate units sections based on the specialization and the type of research and the Department of Technical and Engineering Affairs provides technical services and facilities in order to overcome the obstacles to the researchers at the university.

    7- Organic Fertilizer Manufacturing Unit:
    This unit aims to recycle plant wastes and animal wastes from the pens. It transform these wastes into organic fertilizer that is used in the agricultural fields. For this regard, the unit was supplied with special equipment for organic fertilizers manufacturing fertilizers including:
    1. Agricultural waste shopping machine (trees, field crops residue, timber, etc ....)
    2 Compost mixing machine
    3. Compost sifting and impurities filtering machine.
    Water desalination and treatment unit
    This unit was established at the livestock department with capacity 1000 m3/ day, to recycle waste water resulting from the dairy factory and the automated milking unit to be used for agricultural purposes.

    The development of water systems and pumping:
    The development of water resources for the drilling of wells on Om Alrdmh layer depth of 450 m to increase water resources and supporting units and facilities, animal wealth department, has been developed field pumping systems and modernization of the extension in the pumping wells and fields systems.