Natural Resources Training Program

Maverick County Agricultural Irrigation Field Day

Maverick County Junior Livestock Show Meeting Room
2350 East Main, Eagle Pass, TX 78852
September 13th, 2017

8:00-8:30  Registration 
08:30 Welcome and Introductions
Dr. Lucas Gregory, Texas Water Resources Institute
08:40 Irrigation Technologies and Best Management Practices for Water Conservation
Dr. Askar Karimov, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 
09:25      Irrigation Scheduling and New Technologies
Dr. Juan Enciso, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
10:00 Economics of Irrigation Water Conservation
Dr. Samuel Zapata, Texas A&M Agricultural Economics
10:35 Networking Break
10:50      Water Quality Issues in Irrigation
Dr. Dana Porter, Texas A&M Biological and Agricultural Engineering
11:30 Irrigation Considerations for Pecan Production
Larry Stein, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service (invited) 
12:00      TWDB Water Conservation Program and Assistance Opportunities
Kevin Kluge, Texas Water Development Board
12:15 NRCS Technical and Financial Assistance Opportunities
Serafin Aguirre, NRCS District Conservationist
12:30 Program Evaluation and Adjourn
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