Irrigation Clinic

2022-03-17 09:00 - 15:30

Irrigators mark your calendars to attend an Irrigator’s Clinic is happening on Tuesday, March 17, 2022.  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, and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and Discovery Farms.

Topics to be addressed during the day include: utilizing cover crops on irrigated acres, soil health, irrigation research, irrigation variable rate technology including water usage and power saving methods. As well as Soil Health, Soil Health Colition and Funding Opportunities Local sponsors will be on site with informational booths and technologies.

Event registration begins at 9:00 AM, with the program commencing at 9:30 AM and concluding at 3:15 PM.  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, March 7, 2022.  Registration at the door will increase to $20 and a meal cannot be guaranteed.

The event location is at the McKinney’s 300 14th St. S. Benson, MN 56215

The event is sponsored by: Grand Irrigation, AgSense LLC., West Central Irrigation Inc., Klimek Bros Well Drilling, CHS, Nutra Drip Irrigation, Ag Country Farm Credit Services, and Bonanza Valley State Bank.

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

Our Mission

To promote, guide and direct an action program which will result in efficient conservation of soil and water.