University of Maryland Extension

Basic Irrigation Management for those New to Irrigation

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Rockawalkin Community Hall
6772 Rockawalkin Rd.
Hebron, MD 21830
United States
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James Adkins

University of Maryland Extension will be holding an Irrigation workshop for farmers.  This program will provide an introductory overview of the basic topics needed to effectively and efficiently schedule irrigation for all crops and irrigation types. Topics will include a discussion of soil types and moisture holding capacities, review of available water and managed allowable depletion, soil moisture measurement techniques and soil infiltration rates. A review of irrigation pumping options, delivery system types and their ideal applications, and management considerations for fertigation will also be included. This session is intended to be informal and interactive with considerable time for questions and discussion.  Speaker for the workshop is James Adkins, Irrigation Engineer from University of Delaware.

This program is apporved for 3 CEUS for Maryland Agricultural Nutrient Management.

Jessie Flores
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