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Producers invited to learn efficient irrigation practices
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Miss. -- Delta Farmers Advocating Resource Management will host the Monsanto Water Conservation Field Day July 7 from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Attendees will meet at Simmons Planting Company on state Highway 438, 3.7 miles east of the U.S. 61 intersection near Arcola. They will then go to Murrell Farms to see the latest rice irrigation practices and surface water irrigation systems.
Producers, landowners and consultants will see how the latest irrigation efficiency tools, technology and conservation practices can be used to conserve vital groundwater and make farming more profitable. The event will also highlight Mississippi State University’s Row-Crop Irrigation Science and Extension Research program, which will offer irrigation recommendations for rice and other row crops.
The registration deadline for the free event is July 2. To register, call 662-686-3370 or email Liz Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Dr. Jason Krutz, 662-686-9311