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Irrigation Water Management Workshop 3 - Adapting to Drought Conditions

The series consist of three (3) workshops combining classroom sessions with On-Farm field application.

About this event

Join The Deschutes Soil and Water Conservation District (DSWCD) and Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service for a series of workshops on improving your irrigation system and management skills in times of drought.


What you will learn:


Learn to inspect and prepare your irrigation system for the season, coordinate irrigation and fertilizer applications, understand and manage soil moisture for optimal crop growth, gain knowledge on new technologies and techniques to enhance your water management skills, and much more.


Workshop Series format:


Three workshops will be offered throughout the irrigation season, each with a different set of topics building upon the previous workshop.


Workshop 1 (passed): covered initial inspection and startup of irrigation systems along with operational and management preparedness.

Workshop 2 (passed): covered topics such as, irrigation water scheduling, timing, moisture management, and energy use and efficiency.

Workshop 3: will examine seasonal water use, management adaptation, and tips to shut down and winterize your irrigation system. Classroom session is on Thursday October 6th from 6:00PM – 8:00PM.


In-person classroom sessions:

In-person classroom sessions will be held at the Deschutes County OSU Extension Office 3800 SW Airport Way, Bldg 4. Redmond, OR 97756.


This is a FREE workshop series!!!


Registration is recommended. If you have questions, contact Todd Peplin, DSWCD, at or phone 541-550-6339.


Refreshments will be provided during classroom sessions!


Who should attend:


Farmers and Ranchers

Irrigation Specialists

Field Technicians that assist irrigators

Anyone who is interested in learning about irrigation water management!


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