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Irrigation Conference

2005 Bootheel Irrigation Conference and Tradeshow

Friday, January 20, 2005

Rone Hall
Portageville, Missouri


6:30 AM - 8:00 AMBreakfast and Tradeshow
8:00 AMIntroductions
Theme: New Irrigation Technologies
Potential Irrigation Applications Using Sensor-Based ECN. Kitchen & K. Sudduth (ARS/USDA)
Panel Discussion: IZON remote control of pivotsPhil Tacker (University of Arkansas), moderator
Precision Irrigation: Concept to CommercializationCalvin Perry (University of Georgia)
Team Up! Efficiency in Missouri IrrigationJoe Henggeler (University of Missouri)
Break & Tradeshow
Theme: Energy Costs
Irrigation Energy ManagementDavid Reinbott (University of Missouri)
Dealing With High Pumping CostsPhil Tacker (University of Arkansas)
Center Pivot Sprinkler Package Performance And EvaluationDan Rodgers (Kansas State University)
Lunch & Tradeshow
Theme: Crop Growth & Water Use
Yield Prediction based on Water StressJoe Henggeler (University of Missouri)
Irrigation SchedulingEarl Vories (USDA/ARS)
Reducing Water-log Soil Injury to Soybeans in the DeltaGene Stevens (University of Missouri)
Weather Information Management Software and Real-Time WeatherPat Guinan (University of Missouri)
Twin-row Soybean ProductionTrey Koger (USDA/ARS)
3:15 PMAdjournment
CCA credits available: 5.0 hours of soil and water

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Commercial Agriculture Program, University of Missouri
Natural Resources Conservation Service
MO Department of Natrual Resources

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