2006 Bootheel Irrigation Conference and Tradeshow

Irrigation Conference

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Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Rone Hall, Portageville, Missouri
University of Missouri Delta Center


Country Breakfast and Tradeshow    6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Theme: Addressing Sub-surface Potential & Concerns
Drainage and Sub-irrigation in Southeast Missouri: Case Studies Mark Nussbaum, NRCS
Drainage and Sub-irrigation in Southeast Missouri: Potential John Hester, NRCS
Irrigation Water Quality for Southeast Missouri Earl Vories, USDA/ARS
Theme: Revisiting Existing Technologies
End Guns: Irrigation Uniformities Joe Henggeler, MU
Reporting Irrigation Useage Amy Crews, MDNR
Theme: New Technologies & Tools
The Subsurface Anatomy of the Bootheel's Sand Blows: Remnants of the New Madrid Earthquakes Rob Freeland, University of Tennessee
How Efficient is Your Pump? On-line Tools to help in Decision Making Joe Henggeler, MU
Lunch & Tradeshow
Theme: Maximizing Electricity for Irrigation
Panel Discussion: Phase Converters from the Electric Coop Point of View 3 coop managers
Understanding Phase Converters Kevin Judas & Jason Smith,
Smith Electric Motorworks
Shallow Water Tables and Pumping Efficiency Joe Henggeler, MU
Using Variable Speed Controllers in Irrigation Kevin Rice, Motortronics
Adjournment     3:15 PM
CCA credits available: 4.0 hours of soil and water

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