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USDA-​ARS Limited Irrigation Research Farm Field Day 2019

August 22 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm MDT

Free

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)

Topics/​events:

  • 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

Sponsors/​support from: 

Details

Date:
August 22
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

USDA-​ARS Water Management & Systems Research Unit
Phone:
970 492 7416
Email:
louise.comas@usda.gov

Venue

USDA-​ARS Limited Irrigation Research Farm
30900 CR 45
Greeley, 80631 United States
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