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High Residue Farming under Irrigation – Workshops

High Residue Farming under Irrigation workshops have been held in Moses Lake, Washington every December since 2004.  Workshop agendas and digests of speaker presentations are available here.

 

Featured HRF Workshops

2010 High Residue Farming under Irrigation Workshop

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Top Ten Reasons Why to Consider High Residue Farming, Andy McGuire, WSU Extension
Residue Management at Harvest, Randal Taylor, Oklahoma State University
Weed Management Considerations in Reduced Tillage Systems, Andrew Kniss, University of Wyoming
High Residue Farming in the Treasure Valley – Lessons Learned, Steve Norberg, Oregon State University
No-till Drills and Planters, Randal Taylor, Oklahoma State University
Optimizing Weed Control in Roundup Ready Corn, Andrew Kniss, University of Wyoming

 

Additional HRF Workshops

2009 High Residue Farming under Irrigation Workshop

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High Residue Farming Resources, Andy McGuire, WSU Extension
Soil Compaction and High Residue Farming, Randall Reeder, Ohio State University, Columbus
Soil-Air-Water-Residue Interactions in HRF Planting, Andy McGuire
Opportunities for Organic No-till Vegetables, Doug Collins, WSU Extension
Worst Case Scenario: Results of the HRF Demo Project, Andy McGuire
Getting Into Controlled Traffic, Randall Reeder
Grower Panel:

Dave Gossett – Observations from the HRF Demo Project
Lorin Grigg – Strip-tilled sweet corn and onions
Tom Gregg – Strip-tilled corn

2008 High Residue Farming under Irrigation Workshop

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The Basics of High Residue Farming under Irrigation, Andy McGuire, WSU Extension

Why Consider High Residue Farming in the Columbia Basin?
Planters, Drills, and Attachments for High Residue Farming
Strip-tillage for the Columbia Basin
Soil Fertility Considerations in High Residue Farming

Managing the Soil as Habitat, Jill Clapperton
Managing the Soil for Biological Fertility, Jill Clapperton
HRF for Dry Beans, Tom Grebb, Central Bean, Quincy
2008 Season, No-till corn, Strip-till Profiles, Soil temperatures and Options, Andy McGuire
HRF for Alfalfa and Timothy, Rick Nielson, Mesa

2007 High Residue Farming under Irrigation Workshop

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Why Consider High Residue Farming in the Columbia Basin?, Andy McGuire, WSU Extension, Grant-Adams Area
Planters, Drills, and Attachments for High Residue Farming, Andy McGuire
What happens to the soil when you stop tilling it?, Hal Collins, USDA-ARS, Prosser and Patterson
Starter Fertilizer for High Residue Farming, Rich Koenig, WSU, Pullman
Strip-tillage for the Columbia Basin, Andy McGuire
Strip-tiller Discussion, Jame Freeman, Sam Krautscheid, Alan Williamson
High Residue Farming under irrigation in California, Tom Barcellos, Dairy Farmer, Tipton, California

2006 High Residue Farming Under Irrigation Workshop

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Why consider high residue farming in the Columbia Basin?, Andy McGuire, WSU Extension
Who is this Beck guy, and why should I listen to him? Dwayne Beck, South Dakota State University, Dakota Lakes Research Farm
How does this work on the farm? Mark Watson, Alliance, Nebraska
Do you C what I C?, Dwayne Beck
How much water will high residue farming save under irrigation?, Andy McGuire
What is the PNDSA and can it do for you?, Russ Evans, Executive director, Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Association
Challenges and opportunities in high residue farming – Panel … » More …

2005 – Reduced Tillage Under Irrigation Workshop

Why consider reduced tillage now?, Andy McGuire, WSU Extension
Has anybody tried this here?, Producer panel:

Tim Melville, Enterprise, Oregon
Eric Williamson, George, Washington

What is Possible? Experience with Irrigated Systems in Nebraska, Paul Jasa, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL)
How are these systems managed?, Paul Jasa, UNL
How do soils respond to reduced tillage?, Stewart Wuest, USDA-ARS, Pendleton, Oregon
How does reduced tillage affect fertilizer application?, Guy Swanson, Exactrix Global Systems
What kind of equipment do I need?, Paul Jasa, UNL
Where do I start?, Justin Mount, NRCS, Ephrata, Paul Jasa, UNL

2004 – Direct Seeding in Irrigated Agriculture Workshop

Opening, Andy McGuire, WSU Extension
Considerations in Adopting Direct Seeding Systems, John Aeschliman, Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Association, farmer
Farmer Experience: Warren Mason, AgriNorthwestAgronomist
Farmer Experience: Eric Williamson, Williamson Farms


 
Andy McGuire Agricultural Systems Educator WSU Extension is currently conducting high residue farming under irrigation demonstration and research at the WSU Othello research unit.  Please contact Andy with questions about this work: andrew.mcguire@wsu.edu, 509.754.2011 ext. 413; fax 509.754.0163.  PO Box 37 (35C St NW) Ephrata, WA 98823.

Irrigated Agriculture calendar.