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USDA-ARS Limited Irrigation Research Farm Field Day 2019
August 22 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm MDTFree
USDA-ARS Central Plains Limited Irrigation Research Farm /Water Management & Systems Research Unit - Field Day 2019
Address: 30900 CR 45, Greeley, Colorado (SE corner of CR45 and CR64) click for map
When: Thursday, August 22nd, 9am – 2pm.
- Coffee, donuts, and discussion (9:00am – 9:30am)
- Field tours and demonstrations (9:30am – 11:30pm)
- Lunch and discussion (11:30am to 2:00pm)
- Irrigation scheduling experiment and demonstration with new technology
- Demonstration of UAV-based remote sensing (canopy temperature, stress, & cover)
- Demonstration of how crops respond to drought and how they can be designed to perform better
- Estimating consumptive use (evapotranspiration) under deficit irrigation
- Measurements to manage and document (monitor) consumptive use savings and support Alternative Ag Water Transfer Methods (including remote sensing)
- Use of alternative crops to reduce farm water needs