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Irrigation Conference

2006 Bootheel Irrigation Conference and Tradeshow

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Rone Hall, Portageville, Missouri
University of Missouri Delta Center


6:30 AM - 8:00 AMCountry Breakfast and Tradeshow
Theme: Addressing Sub-surface Potential & Concerns
Drainage and Sub-irrigation in Southeast Missouri: Case StudiesMark Nussbaum, NRCS
Drainage and Sub-irrigation in Southeast Missouri: PotentialJohn Hester, NRCS
Irrigation Water Quality for Southeast MissouriEarl Vories, USDA/ARS
Theme: Revisiting Existing Technologies
End Guns: Irrigation UniformitiesJoe Henggeler, MU
Reporting Irrigation UseageAmy Crews, MDNR
Theme: New Technologies & Tools
The Subsurface Anatomy of the Bootheel's Sand Blows: Remnants of the New Madrid EarthquakesRob Freeland, University of Tennessee
How Efficient is Your Pump? On-line Tools to help in Decision MakingJoe Henggeler, MU
Lunch & Tradeshow
Theme: Maximizing Electricity for Irrigation
Panel Discussion: Phase Converters from the Electric Coop Point of View3 coop managers
Understanding Phase ConvertersKevin Judas & Jason Smith,
Smith Electric Motorworks
Shallow Water Tables and Pumping EfficiencyJoe Henggeler, MU
Using Variable Speed Controllers in IrrigationKevin Rice, Motortronics
3:15 PMAdjournment
CCA credits available: 4.0 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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