Irrigated Field Crops Update

Purdue Extension is hosting an irrigation workshop at the SW Purdue Ag Center (4669 N Purdue Rd., Vincennes, IN) on Thursday, March 15th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Here’s a draft agenda:

8:30 a.m. Welcome

9:00 a.m.

Irrigation Scheduling (Lyndon Kelley)

Checkbook Irrigation Scheduling

Soil Moisture Monitoring

Interpreting and integrating results

Indiana Water Policy and Irrigation Implications (Lyndon Kelley)

Riparian doctrine, water rights conflicts

Registration and reporting requirements

Recent changes for significate water withdrawals

Using Irrigation for Fertilizer and Chemical Application (Lyndon Kelley)

Chemigation equipment, backflow and required safety equipment

Irrigation for germination and incorporating chemicals

10:30 Break

10:45 a.m.

The Indiana LENK Group (Todd Feenstra)

Know the Pumping Impacts of Your Irrigation Well: Practical and CostEffective Monitoring (Todd Feenstra)

Best Management Practices for Irrigated Field Crop Production (Valerie Clingerman)

See full flyer here.


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