Irrigation clinic to be held

Registration deadline is February 28

Irrigators mark your calendars to attend an Irrigator's Clinic to be held at the Minnewaska House on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. This event will be of interest to anyone who is actively engaged in irrigation on agricultural lands.

A great line-up of speakers has committed to participating in the event representing: University of Minnesota, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Soil RX Inc., Bonanza Valley Irrigators Association, Natural Resource Conservation Service, West Central Irrigation, and local irrigators.

Topics to be addressed during the day include: 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.

Event registration begins at 9 a.m., with the program commencing at 9:30 a.m. and concluding at 2:45 p.m. Lunch is included in the registration cost. Pre-registration is requested by sending $10 to Pope SWCD Attention Holly Kovarik, 1680 Franklin Street North, Glenwood, MN 56334 by Friday, February 28. Registration at the door will increase to $20 and a meal cannot be guaranteed.

The event location is at the Minnewaska House, 24895 Highway 28, Glenwood, MN 56334.

The event is sponsored by: Eagle Bank, NutraDrip Irrigation, Bonanza Valley State Bank, Glenwood Sate Bank, AgCountry Farm Credit, Klimek Bros Well Drilling, Midwest Machinery, and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.

The event is organized by Pope, Stearns, Swift, Kandiyohi, and Douglas Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.

For more information contact Holly Kovarik, Pope SWCD at 320-634-5327,, or 320-634-5327.


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