Pope Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) along with Kandiyoi, Douglas, and Stearns SWCDs would like to invite irrigators in the four county and surrounding area to a workshop on December 15th. A great line-up of speakers has committed to participating in the event representing: University of Minnesota, Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD) and Minnesota Department of Agriculture. The event begins at 8:30 with registration and will be done by 2:00 p.m. and will be located at the Paynesville American Legion.
Our groundwater has become a topic discussed more frequently and there has been considerable debate about its sustainability. There are several other great topics to be addressed during the day including; water management in dry years, nitrogen fertilizer management plan, economics of irrigation, forever green initiative, and irrigation water management and systems maintenance.
Register by sending a $10 fee for the meal to Holly Kovarik, Pope SWCD, 1680 Franklin Street North Glenwood MN. Registrations need to be received by December 9th after this time the registration is $20 at the door.