New Waves February 2008

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TAIA 2008 South Texas Conference held in Uvalde

The Texas Agricultural Irrigation Association’s (TAIA) 2008 South Texas Conference on Irrigation Management with Limited Water Availability was held at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Uvalde on February 19.

More than 60 growers, researchers, and agency and industry personnel attended. Nine irrigation exhibitions with new technologies and equipment were available for attendees to view and discuss.

Presentation topics included managing irrigation for water use efficiency, in-season irrigation management, precision irrigation of row crops and vegetable crops, water: to sell or not to sell, and economics of water application. The day concluded with a field tour of crops grown at the Center.

For more information, visit the TAIA Web site or the Uvalde center’s Web site.

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