A great line-up of speakers participated in the Irrigators Clinic held on Tuesday, March 10, at the Minnewaska House in Glenwood, representing: University of Minnesota, Soil RX Inc., Bonanza Valley Irrigators Association, Natural Resource Conservation Service, West Central Irrigation, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, and local irrigators. The event was well attended with about 40 landowners and agency professionals in attendance.
Topics included: Introducing Regenerative Ag to Your Conventional Operation, The Basics of Soil Health, Irrigation and Water Quality Research in Central Minnesota, and Irrigation Variable Rate Technology. The Bonanza Valley Irrigators Association held their annual meeting in conjunction with the event. The University of Minnesota staff shared general information on climate, precipitation, and water supply projections. A few vendors set up booths including the Minnesota Ag Water Quality Certification Program, West Central Irrigation, and Soil and Water Conservation Districts.
The event was sponsored by: Eagle Bank, NutraDrip Irrigation, Bonanza Valley State Bank, Glenwood Sate Bank, AgCountry Farm Credit, Klimek Bros Well Drilling, Midwest Machinery, West Central Irrigation, and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
The event was organized by Pope, Stearns, Swift, Kandiyohi, and Douglas Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD) and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
Thank you to all that participated in this annual event to make it a success.
For more information contact Holly Kovarik, Pope SWCD at (320) 634-5327, http://www.popeswcd.org, or (320) 634-5327.