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Getting Started With Irrigation Webinar

February 7, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: Free, registration required
Via Zoom (link provided upon registration)
Open to the Public

Have recent dry spells and drought got you thinking about adding irrigation to your farm? This online webinar will cover some of the first things farmers should consider when getting started with irrigation.

Topics
Irrigation equipment options and considerations
Assessing whether water resources are sufficient to meet crop needs
Evaluating if irrigation is cost-effective
Speakers
Trevor Hardy is a seventh-generation fruit and vegetable farmer with a degree in Industrial Engineering. In addition to helping operate Brookdale Fruit Farm, Inc., Hardy manages Brookdale Farm Supplies, the largest irrigation and row crop supplies company in New England.

Candi Gilpatric has been an Agricultural Engineer with Maine NRCS since 1990 where she designs various projects to address resource concerns, including irrigation systems. She has a degree in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Maine. She is located in Lewiston and currently provides assistance to Maine’s southern six counties.

Questions?
Contact Tom Molloy at University of Maine, thomas.molloy@maine.edu, Phone: 207.581.3213

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Venue

Online

Organizer

Thomas Molloy
Phone:
207.581.3213
Email:
thomas.molloy@maine.edu
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