Beaufort County Water Management Turn-Row Meeting Tuesday August 23rd

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Beaufort County Water Management Turn-Row Meeting

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM, Tuesday August 23, 2016

Join us at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, August 23rd in Bath for our next “Turn-Row Meeting”.

We will be focusing on the benefits of managing the water on your farm for crop growth and yield, and specific equipment used in drainage water management. We will also see an innovative drainage system design in use.

At the same location, you will see a soybean variety trial and a soybean fertilization test looking at late nitrogen applications on soybeans. We will also talk briefly about stalk rot in corn.

Directions: From Washington or Belhaven, travel on Hwy 264, turn on Yeatesville Road and travel six miles south. Turn right onto Peoples Road, travel one mile, and look for the “Field Day” sign.

Topics and Speakers:

Dr. Chad Poole (BAE)

-Yield and Nitrogen Benefits of Drainage Water Management

-Alternative Drainage System Design

Dr. George Chescheir (BAE)

-SMART Irrigation Systems

Dr. Timothy Appelboom (BAE)

-New Technology in Drainage Water Management Systems (Automated Control Systems)

Dr. Mohamed Youssef  (BAE)

-Water Reuse Systems

Rod Gurganus, Beaufort County Extension

-Soybean Nitrogen Fertilization Test

-Stalk Rot in Corn

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Photo of Rod GurganusRod GurganusCounty Extension Director (252) 946-0111 rod_gurganus@ncsu.eduBeaufort County, North Carolina
Updated on Aug 21, 2016
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