Sessions Tagged With 'irrigation'

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Water Use Efficiency: Irrigation Management

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT

The need for supplemental irrigation is nearly universal, but how do we ensure we are making the most efficient use of water possible? This month's webinar will overview recent research evaluating irrigation water use efficiency, and highlight case studies on irrigation...

Smart Controller Pilot: Don't Set it and Forget It

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm EST

Join Aurora Water Conservation specialist Tim York to find out more about the effectiveness of “Smart” weather based controllers and in-ground system efficiency upgrades. With many contractors opting for the “Set it and forget it” mentality of smart irrigation technologies,...

Online Learning: A Valuable Outreach & Education Tool

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 4:00 pm EST

The City of Plano’s online learning module, “Water, Water Everywhere: A Guide to Sprinkler Repair,” is a unique tool that empowers residents to manage their outdoor water use. Interactive and engaging, it is accessible anytime, anywhere, and its reach has expanded far...

North Central Region Water Network, The Current Webinar #20: A Look at Irrigation Policy and Technology through the Rear View Mirror: The Kansas Experience

Monday, August 15, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT

Danny Rogers: Kansas State University Research and Extension, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Getting started with irrigation on your small farm

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm EDT

This program is part of a 23-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2016 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. This session will help you identify an appropriate irrigation system for your crops and what will be needed to build and operate it. ...

Getting started with managing soil, irrigation and fertilization interactions

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 7:00 pm EDT

This program is part of a 20-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2015 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. Getting started with managing soil, irrigation, fertilization interactionsRon Goldy, MSU Extension Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7-9pm “It all starts with...

Organic Blackberry Production: Tips Learned from an Ongoing Research Study

Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a Webinar on organic blackberry production, presented by Bernadine Strik and Luis Valenzuela of Oregon State University and David Bryla of the USDA ARS in Corvallis, Oregon. The webinar is free and open to the public, and advance registration is ...

Federal Small Hydropower Regulation

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Milton Geiger

With simplification of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Bureau of reclamation Lease of Power Privilege, small hydro-power is potentially much less burdensome to develop. This reduction in federal oversight may improve the economic feasibility of certain...

Exciting New Research in Horticulture

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Todd Hurt

Join us as Dr. Chappell shares the latest cool research in horticulture. He will present some amazing new water saving technology for nursery production that may have application to landscapes. Dr. Chappell is also a pioneer in Internet technology and plans on sharing...

Optimizing Irrigation Efficiency

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Scott Sanford

Delivery of irrigation water through farm irrigation systems from ground or surface water sources to the field requires the addition of energy. The amount of energy that must be added is affected by the type of irrigation delivery system, system pressure, elevation difference...

Managing Field Cropping to Lower Energy Costs

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 11:00 am EST

Presenter: Mark Hanna, Extension Agricultural Engineer, Iowa State University Reducing energy use in cropping operations involves good maintenance of equipment, reducing tillage operations, ballasting tractors properly, managing nitrogen and reducing grain drying energy use....

Irrigation Water Management

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Scott Sanford

Presenter: John Panuska, Ph.D., Natural Resources Ext. Specialist, University of Wisconsin With the drought of 2012 behind us, it’s time to review irrigation water management and look at how we can better manage water use in the future to get high yields and high quality crops...

Make Every Drop Count; Irrigation Management for Landscape Professionals

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Todd Hurt

The August GCLP Webinar features Russ Prophit, a nationally renown Irrigation Expert and he will present Irrigation Auditing and Management for professionals. Title "Make Every Drop Count" When: Tuesday, Aug. 7th 11 am Where:...

Irrigation Efficiency - Pipeline Distribution Systems

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Bill Kranz

This 1+ hour webinar will evaluate irrigation pipeline designs to assess the energy required and the long term economics of different pipeline sizes. IRRIGATION and ENERGY EFFICIENCY SERIES Delivery of irrigation water through on farm irrigation systems from ground or surface...

Irrigation Scheduling

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Bill Kranz

This 1+ hour webinar will discuss how to reduce energy use through implementing irrigation scheduling tools and evaluating water application efficiency. IRRIGATION and ENERGY EFFICIENCY SERIES - William Kranz Delivery of irrigation water through on farm irrigation systems...