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Irrigation Conference

2001 Bootheel Irrigation Conference and Tradeshow

5th Annual Bootheel Irrigation Conference & Tradeshow

Note: The 2nd Annual Irrigated Vegetable Banquet, which will take place the evening before the main irrigation conference!! Both events to be held at the Rone Hall, University of Missouri Delta Center, Portageville, MO.


Tuesday, December 4, 2001 - Irrigated Vegetable Banquet & Tradeshow

5:00 PM Irrigated Vegetable Banquet registration
5:30 PM Dinner
  Irrigation of Vegetables, Kerry Harrison, Univ. of GA
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Tradeshow

Wednesday, December 5, 2000 - Bootheel Irrigation Conference & Tradeshow

6:00 AM Registration
6:30 AM - 8:00 AM Early bird breakfast & Tradeshow

Regular Sessions

8:00 AM Introductions, Rex Ricketts & Tom Spofford, MU & NRCS
8:10 AM Missouri Water Quality for Irrigation, Jim Oster, UC Davis
8:55 AM Alternative Crops for Irrigated MO, Alan Weber, Jefferson Institute
9:15 AM Economics of Irrigation, (Excel Spreadsheet) Dave Reinbott, MU
9:35 AM Re-cycling of Polypipe, Dhu Thompson, Delta Plastics of the South
9:55 AM Break & Tradeshow
10:25 AM Irrigation Scheduling using WWW, Joe Henggeler, MU
10:40 AM Buffer Strips: An Overview, Max Schnepf, Natl. Conservation Buffer Initiative
11:20 AM Leasing out Buffer Strips for Hunting, Joe Parcell, MU
11:40 AM Water Use in SE Missouri, Wayne Decker, MU
11:40 AM Water Regulations for Irrigation in MO, Jim Vandike, DNR
12:20 PM - 3:45 PMLunch & Tradeshow

Workshops - choose two
1st Session (1:30-2:20), 2nd Session (2:30-3:20)

Center Pivots

Flood Irrigation

Drip Irrigation

All events FREE if pre-register by Dec. 3, else $10 at the door. Pre-register at 573-379-5431.


Sponsored by:
Commercial Agriculture Program, University of Missouri
Natural Resources Conservation Service
EQIP Program

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