Irrigation meeting dates set

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The Mississippi County Extension Service will host three irrigation meetings in March.

The meetings will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, March 7, at the Research Center at Keiser; 1:30-5 p.m. Monday, March 10, at the Manila Airport Center; and 8:30 a.m. until noon Wednesday, March 12, at the Blytheville ANC Crisp Center.

For more information contact the Mississippi County Extension office at (870) 762-2075 or email Ray Benson at rbenson@uaex.edu.

Farmers are encouraged to attend the meetings. Topics to be covered will include surge valve irrigation; irrigation timing using E.T. gages; and the Phaucet Irrigation program.

The programs will offer information which can help farmers improve on irrigation efficiency.

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