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Wiregrass Irrigation Conference – December 7

Wiregrass Irrigation Conference – December 7

UF/IFAS Photo: Josh Wickham

The annual Wiregrass Irrigation Conference will be held on December 7th, 2017 in Dothan, at the Houston County Farm Center (1701 E Cottonwood Rd, Dothan, AL 36301).  The event will be held from 8:00 Am to 2:00 PM central time.  Registration for this event is free with coffee and lunch provided.  Participants are asked to RSVP at 334-585-6416 or 334-794-4108

The presentations provided at the conference will include:

  • Basics of irrigation management

  • Irrigation and plasticulture

  • Irrigation scheduling research for peanut production

  • Soil moisture sensors technologies

  • Irrigation systems distribution uniformity and application rates

  • Catchment management and water quality

  • Subsurface drip irrigation system

  • Managing irrigation with wireless technologies

  • Variable-rate irrigation (VRI)

  • Using climate forecasts in agriculture

  • The NRCS irrigation program

 

Download the printer friendly event flyer:  2017 AL Irrigation Conference

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