2023 Windmill Technology Certification Workshop

May 31 - June 3, 2023

Sponsored by Aermotor Windmill Company, San Angelo, TX

Join us for a comprehensive training workshop in traditional windmill water lifting applications. Conducted by several of the industry's leading experts, with classroom, shop laboratory, and field demonstration instructional settings.

Topics covered include:

  • Windmill vs Solar PV water yields and costs
  • Planning & Sizing Windmill Water Systems
  • Water Well Construction and Pollution Protection
  • Complete Assembly & Construction of Windmills & Towers
  • Maintenance & Repair of Windmills
  • Hands-on Field Installation of Windmill & Down-Hole Components


  • Carlos Rosencrans, Retired, NMSU / AXED
  • Craig Runyan, NMSU Emeritus, Soland-Aer, LLC
  • Nick Ohman, Aermotor Windmill Company
  • Taylor Schafer, Aermotor Windmill Company
  • Brad Mitchell, Aermotor Windmill Company
  • Lee Koll, Koll Well Service
  • Bob Hayter, Hayter Ranch
  • George Woodruff, Master Windmiller
  • James Dean, Retired, NMSU / AXED
  • Kevin Moore, Master Windmiller
  • Robert Peterson, Gift Planning Director, NMSU

For more information contact: Dr. Carlos Rosencrans at 575-649-7946 or crosencr@nmsu.edu.

Image of crane lifting blades to windmill tower.
Photo Credit: Jay Riekenberg
Image of people erecting a windmill
Photo Credit: Jay Riekenberg

Upcoming Workshop

May 31 - June 3, 2023

Registration Information

Registration fee: $450

Make checks payable to: New Mexico State University

Mail checks to: New Mexico State University, Agricultural & Extension Education, PO Box 30003, MSC 3501, Las Cruces, NM 88003

Visa, Mastercard, and Discover are accepted.

  • Map (PDF)
    Map to location of workshop at 725 College Dr. Las Cruces, NM 88003

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of an auxiliary aid or service, please contact Pam Robeson by 05/18/22 at probeson@nmsu.edu or call at 575-646-5960.

New Mexico State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator. NMSU and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperating.