On-farm water conservation, irrigation efficiency workshop set for Feb. 22

WRITER: Sara Patricolo, 575-646-7852, spatrico@nmsu.edu
CONTACT: Sara Patricolo, 575-646-7852, spatrico@nmsu.edu

The College of Engineering at New Mexico State University, in partnership with the Elephant Butte Irrigation District, will host a workshop Feb. 22 for farmers, civil engineers and others interested in improving irrigation and on-farm water management practices.

The full-day workshop will cover numerous topics to include crop irrigation needs and delivery optimization, irrigation techniques and technology, irrigation scheduling improvements, and pump and well efficiencies. Instructors will also discuss the surface water supply forecast and EBID ordering tools. The workshop is appropriate for new and experienced farmers, agronomists, engineers, and students.

Learn more and register to attend at professionaldevelopment.nmsu.edu/courses or call 575-646-7852. Workshop cost is $40 if registered by Feb. 19 with an additional fee for professional development hours, if requested. The workshop will include lunch and refreshments and will be held on NMSU’s Las Cruces Campus, Hernandez Hall Room 103, 3035 S. Espina Street.

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