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 discussion:
      • Dwayne Beck
      • Will Reed, Othello, Washington
      • Mark Watson
      • Alan Williamson, George, Washington
    • How do I get started? Dwayne Beck
  • 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.

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