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University of Delaware Irrigation Field Day

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The University of Delaware College of Agriculture & Natural Resources and

Delaware Cooperative Extension will hold an Irrigation Field Day on

Wednesday, August 20,  2014 at 9 a.m. at the Warrington Irrigation

Research Farm located on the corners of Route 5 and DE 290 Cool Spring

Road/Hurdle Ditch Road, just 4 miles south of Harbeson, Del. (Signs will

be posted.)

The program invites farmers, industry professionals and the general public

to tour UD’s Warrington Irrigation Research Farm. UD Irrigation Engineer

James Adkins along with Sussex County Agent Cory Whaley and Kent County

Agent Phillip Sylvester will present the following:

-First year experiences with Subsurface Drip Irrigation (SDI)

-The Potential for Variable Rate Center Pivot Irrigation (VRI)

-Soil Moisture Monitoring as a Tool to Refine Irrigation Management

-Irrigated Corn, Full Season and Double

-Soybean Irrigation Research Plots

For more information contact Karen Adams at 302-856-2585 ext.  540

Research Sponsored by DNREC, Delaware Soybean Board, MD Grain Producers, 

NRCS and Vincent Farms