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Irrigation Management Workshop

  • Burke County Office Park Auditorium, Waynesboro 715 W. Sixth St. Waynesboro, GA (map)

The Brier Creek Soil and Water Conservation District is sponsoring an educational workshop discussing Irrigation Management Technology. Speakers to include Tom Mims of the Brier Creek Soil and Water Conservation District, Andy Murdoc from Zimmatic, UGA Specialist Dr. Wesley Porter, and Bo Blanchard of Blanchard Equipment.

Topics Include:

  • Variable Rate Irrigation Seed Grant for Savannah River-
  • Upper Ogeechee Region
  • Zimmatic FieldNET Advisor software for irrigation
  • management decisions
  • Soil moisture thresholds and moisture sensors for
  • irrigation scheduling decisions
  • Locally available precision agriculture services
  • A lunch will be provided

Please RSVP by March 22


Earlier Event: March 27
Organic Gardening Workshop (And Beer)
Later Event: March 29
Cattle Field Day