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Irrigation Systems: Considerations and Installation

  • 12 Apr 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • University of Kentucky Organic Farming Unit, 4321 Emmert Farm Ln, Lexington, Kentucky 40514
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Join Rachel Rudolph, UK Extension Vegetable Specialist, and Brent Rowell, UK Extension Professor in Sustainable Agriculture, as they explain and simplify the considerations, pros and cons, and realities of irrigation systems in small- to mid-scale crop production.


· Systems for high tunnel and open field

· Water pressure considerations and limitations

· Irrigation rates and frequency

· Low-cost and low-tech drip irrigation systems: rainwater catchment, gravity-fed, solar-powered 

· On-farm demonstrations and hands-on installation 

· Troubleshooting, maintenance, fertigation, and more


This OAK Field Day is intended for beginning and limited-experience farmers and is open to all producers.  Pre-registration is recommended.  $5 OAK members; $10 non-members. 


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