The Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC) is hosting it's 4th Annual Water College, Wednesday, Jan. 24, in Lubbock, Texas, at Lubbock's Memorial Civic Center. Connecting today's producers and crop consultants with the latest in irrigation technology and research is the focus of the free college. Watch the above video to see what TAWC project director Rick Kellison has to say about the upcoming event.
Among the program highlights are an overview of Texas water law; utilizing variable rate irrigation technology in West Texas cotton; soil management for ideal water infiltration and improving corn water use with hybrid selection: trait evaluation for both dryland and limited irrigated systems.
Other presentations include upcoming weather patterns; update from Texas Water Development Board; from field to fabric - Wrangler’s commitment to healthy soils; profit potential using split pivot irrigation strategies in cotton production and the West Texas Mesonet – useful tools to aid producers. The event’s luncheon speaker is Wyman Meinzer, the official State Photographer of Texas and a graduate of Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (’74 Wildlife Management).
Registration for the TAWC Water College begins at 8:30 a.m. with the program starting at 8:50 a.m. The college is free of charge with lunch provided and CEU credits available. The program concludes at 5:00 p.m.
See Texas Alliance for Water Conservation Water College set for Jan. 24 http://bit.ly/2CVOamL.