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NMSU On-farm water conservation, irrigation efficiency workshop set for February 22

The College of Engineering at New Mexico State University, in partnership with the Elephant Butte Irrigation District, will host a workshop February 22.

NMSU officials share that the workshop is for farmers, civil engineers and others interested in improving irrigation and on-farm water management practices.

The full-day workshop will cover numerous topics to include crop irrigation needs and delivery optimization, irrigation techniques and technology, irrigation scheduling improvements and pump and well efficiencies. Instructors also will discuss the surface water supply forecast and EBID ordering tools.

The workshop is appropriate for new and experienced farmers, agronomists, engineers and students.

Learn more and register to attend via this link or call 575-646-7852. Workshop cost is $40 if registered by February 19 with an additional fee for professional development hours, if requested.

The workshop will include lunch and refreshments and will be held on NMSU’s Las Cruces campus, Hernandez Hall, Room 103, 3035 South Espina Street.

Author: Sara Patricolo – NMSU