Irrigation Energy Field Day – Thursday, July 28, 2011

The Irrigation Energy Field Day is Thursday, July 28 at the Delta Center. In addition to the agenda below, there will be an Irrigation Tradeshow for you to visit the booths all day.   

Field day is FREE and the catered lunch is also free, if you have a field day lunch ticket that can be printed when pre-registering on-line, or lunch can be purchased on-site for $15. Click here to pre-register.

Contact Joe Henggeler (HenggelerJ@missouri.edu) for more information or call the Delta Research Center (573-379-5431).

Thursday, July 28, 2011

University of Missouri Delta Center

Portageville, Missouri

7:30 am Registration
8:00 Tour One

Phaucet, Surge Irrigation: John Hester, USDA-NRCS – Dexter, MO

Pump Efficiency:  Dr. Joe Henggeler, University of Missouri – Portageville, MO

Tour Two

Weather Station Network for Irrigation Scheduling, Dr. Pat Guinan, University of Missouri – Columbia, MO

Pivot Rice:  Dr. Gene Stevens, University of Missouri – Portageville, MO

Pivot Re-nozzling:  Scott Harn, Nelson Irrigation

Inside Presentation

Funding Opportunities for Energy:  Dr. Van Ayers, University of Missouri Extension – Bloomfield, MO. USDA-NRCS.

8:30 Inside Presentation

Guidelines for Irrigating with Poly-Pipe:  Phil Tacker, Delta Plastics

9:00 Tour One and Tour Two begin 

Inside Presentation

Irrigation System Troubleshooting and Safety:  Dr. Earl Vories, USDA-ARS, Portageville, MO

9:30 Inside Presentation

Use of Irrigation Scheduling Sensors:  Dr. Ed Barnes, Cotton Inc. & Xavier Peres, Black Gold Potato

10:00 Tour One and Tour Two 

Inside Presentation

Funding Opportunities for Energy:  Dr. Van Ayers, University of Missouri Extension – Bloomfield, MO. USDA-NRCS.

10:30 Inside Presentation

Guidelines for Irrigating with Poly-Pipe:  Phil Tacker, Delta Plastics

11:00 Tours End

Inside Presentation

Irrigation System Troubleshooting and Safety:  Dr. Earl Vories, USDA-ARS, Portageville, MO

11:30 Lunch BeginsInside Presentation

Use of Irrigation Scheduling Sensors:  Dr. Ed Barnes, Cotton Inc. & Xavier Peres, Black Gold Potato

1:00 Field Day Ends

 



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