The attendees stop on the first round of the field tour after a brief welcome from UGA Stripling Irrigation Research Park (SIRP) Superintendent Calvin Perry and Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District Director Casey Cox.
Drip Irrigation Pilot Project
The first field tour stop of the day showcased the pilot project between Valley and UGA SIRP to compare Valley's new root demand irrigation system (RDI) with subsurface drip irrigation (SDI)
Attendees stop to listen to a presentation in the field.
Claiborne Aquifer Irrigation Well
Calvin Perry (UGA SIRP) and Amanda Carroll (GEFA) discuss the new Claiborne Aquifer irrigation well at the Stripling Park.
Researchers and attendees listen to each presentation of the field tour.
Dr. Robert Kemerait (UGA) and graduate student Xing Wei discuss fungicides on field corn.
Dr. Bob Kemerait (UGA) describing his research related to fungicides on corn.
Lindsay Linear System
The field tour highlighted the new Lindsay linear move irrigation system installed at the Stripling Park this year.