The Texas Agri-Life Research Center at Halfway, Texas, will host a subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) field day August 25th.

Morning tours run from 9:30 to 11:45. Morning topics include corn breeding for drought tolerance and corn management in the corn SDI management segment.

Cotton SDI topics include cotton varieties, irrigation levels and plant populations; irrigation termination, irrigation frequency and intervals; SDI uniformity; germination issues; SDI system layout and configurations; cotton varieties for SDI; varieties, irrigation levels and plant populations; and varieties suited to SDI.

An afternoon tour from 1:45 to 3:00 includes fertilization with SDI, row width orientation, water quality concerns, irrigation scheduling, irrigation tools, and irrigation methods.

Pre-registration by August 20 is required for the catered lunch. Registration begins at 9:00 am.

For more information, please contact me at d-porter@tamu.edu or phone 806-746-4022 (please leave a message); or Vicki Brown (Kansas State University) at vbrown@ksu.edu or 785-462-6282.