Who Needs Irrigation in the Northeast?

This webinar will cover recent and ongoing research designed to help Northeast vegetable producers improve on-farm water efficiency.

The projects included in this webinar are a collaboration by the USDA Northeast Climate Hub, the University of Vermont Extension, and the Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association. Dr. Rachel Schattman and Dr. Joshua Faulkner will present on the results of a water-use survey conducted in Vermont and Massachusetts in 2017, ongoing field research with soil moisture sensors in diversified vegetable systems, and a preliminary exploration of water withdrawal rules in New England States. 

Presenters:

Rachel E. Schattman, PhD  |  Research Fellow, USDA Forest Service, Northeast Climate Hub + Research Affiliate, University of Vermont Extension Vegetable and Berry Program

Joshua W. Faulkner, PhD  |  Research Assistant Professor, University of Vermont Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture

 

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Event Description: 
This webinar will cover recent and ongoing research designed to help Northeast vegetable producers improve on-farm water efficiency.
Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 14:00 to 15:00