The Irrigation Association will be hosting its next webinar in its series.
The Smart Irrigation Month: Bringing Water to Life series discusses challenges and opportunities facing turf/landscape and agriculture irrigation.
The next webinar, The Ogallala Aquifer: The Role of Irrigation in a Sustainable Future, will be held on Thursday, April 24 at 2 p.m. EST.
This will be the first agricultural webinar in the 2014 series.
The Ogallala Aquifer is one of the largest aquifers in the world, underlying approximately 174,000 square miles, and is a major source of irrigation water in the United States.
A panel of experts will discuss the Ogallala’s current health and address irrigation’s integral role in the future of this crucial water supply.
Featured speakers include:
- Jim Goeke
Emeritus Research Hydrogeologist , University of Nebraska-Lincoln, School of Natural Resources
- Chittaranjan Ray
Director, Nebraska Water Center , Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
For individuals unable to attend the webinar, the Irrigation Association will make the recording available.