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Lessons Learned and Water Saved Through Metering Irrigation Water

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 4:00 pm EST

Weber Basin Water Conservancy District is a wholesale water provider in Northern Utah that provides drinking water to a population of over 620,000 people, water for industrial uses, secondary irrigation water for residential and commercial properties and agricultural...

Right Plants, Right Place: Creating and Managing a Large Landscape with Limited Water

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT

Too often, we try to re-create landscapes based on nostalgia and expectations that don’t match our actual water availability and climate. Bridger Varga, landscape manager at Wasatch Academy in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, has worked to create and maintain a school landscape in rural...

Considerations for the use of Manure Irrigation Practices

Friday, June 15, 2018 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Rebecca Larson

Manure irrigation is the practice of applying livestock manure to fields using irrigation equipment. In response to concerns about this practice, University of Wisconsin Extension convened a workgroup to examine the issues. The workgroup, composed of scientists, public...

Subsurface Irrigation for Turfgrass Water Conservation

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 1:30 pm EDT

Subsurface drip systems distribute water more efficiently and uniformly than standard sprinkler systems and their use is an important management strategy aimed at conserving water used in turfgrass irrigation. The following presentation will cover some of the most commonly...

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....