CW2009-10-13 Limited Irrigation Clinic

CW2009-10-13 Limited Irrigation Clinic

October 13, 2009

This clinic was canceled November 24 due to limited registration numbers.

Colorado State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are jointly hosting this year’s Crop Clinic on Limited Irrigation Systems Dec. 2-3 at Sterling, Colo.

 The clinic’s goals are to educate farmers and their advisors on how to

* Understand crop growth stages and when water stress is and is not acceptable
* Optimize limited irrigation water for crops and crop rotation systems
* Recognize weed, insect and disease pest shifts under crop drought stress
* Appreciate the benefits of leaving old crop residues for soil moisture and organic matter retention
* Develop a cost-efficient crop and crop system fertilizer plan

Location

The clinic will be held at the Ramada Inn in Sterling, Colo., at 22140 E. Hwy. 6 (south of the I-76 and E Hwy 6 exit). Sessions will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (MT) on Dec. 2 and from 7:50 a.m. to 4 p.m. (MT) on Dec. 3.

To Register

Registrations for this clinic are limited and will be taken until the program is filled. For further information or to register, contact Bruce Bosley at Colorado State University at 970-522-3200, extension 285 or bruce.bosley@colostate.edu. Registration forms also are available at the front desk of the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center at Scottsbluff.

CEUs

The clinic planning committee has requested one continuing education

credit (CEU) for licensed pesticide applicators for Agricultural Weeds,and hopes to offer CEUs for certified crop advisors as follows: Soil& Water, 6, Nutrient Management, 3, Crop Management 3, and Pest Management, 2.