ACORN Conference Program

All Workshops

Irrigation How –To: Knowing when and how to apply water

Tuesday, November 27, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   

This is a Farmer-to-Farmer session on irrigation scheduling geared towards producers. It will discuss basic soil and crop irrigation principles and some common ways to both measure irrigation water needs and to apply water to the crop.

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Innovative Farming: Newest Tech & Tools

Tuesday, November 27, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM   

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  • TBA

Equipment Modifications

Tuesday, November 27, 11:30 AM - 12:30 AM   

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Ecological Design for On Farm Water Security

Tuesday, November 27, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM   

This presentation will begin by discussing the unique hydrologic cycle on PEI, including some natural drawbacks and benefits. Topics also discussed will include using surface water and groundwater on the farm, proper well construction and maintenance, erosion control/surface water management, and some new engineering methods to treat drainage effluent and sprayer rinsate.

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Program at a Glance