Al Sutherland left OSU Mesonet and Randy Boman research director and cotton Extension program leader OSU Southwest Research and Extension Center chat following last year39s Oklahoma Irrigation Conference both will speak at the 2015 conference Aug18 in Fort Cobb

Al Sutherland, left, OSU Mesonet, and Randy Boman, research director and cotton Extension program leader, OSU, Southwest Research and Extension Center, chat following last year's Oklahoma Irrigation Conference. both will speak at the 2015 conference Aug.18 in Fort Cobb.

Okla. irrigation conference set Aug. 18 in Fort Cobb

Top irrigation experts in the Southwest will be on the agenda at the Oklahoma Irrigation Conference.

The second annual Oklahoma Irrigation Conference is scheduled August 18 at the Caddo Kiowa Technology Center in Fort Cobb, Oklahoma.

Key topics will include managing salinity in irrigation, tips for irrigating cotton, irrigation scheduling, variable rate irrigation, and sensor-based technologies.

“We believe we have an excellent program,” says Randy Boman, Research Director and Cotton Extension Program Leader Southwest Research and Extension Center, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Oklahoma State University.

Boman says some of the top irrigation experts in the Southwest will be on the agenda, including speakers from Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.

Participants may receive as many as six CEUs—five for soil and water and one for crop production.

Several conference sponsors will be available as well with updates on new technology and services. A registration fee of $15 covers lunch.

The conference gets underway at 9:30 and adjourns at 4:15.

For more information check the 2015 Oklahoma Irrigation Conference registration website.

Also, for more information, contact the Caddo Extension office at 405-247-3376

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