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Our mission is to conserve water for future generations by collaborating to identify those agricultural production practices and technologies that, when integrated across farms and landscapes, will reduce the depletion of ground water while maintaining or improving agricultural production and economic opportunities.

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4th Annual TAWC Water College

Held January 24, 2018
Lubbock Civic Center
Lubbock, Texas


Utilizing Variable Rate Irrigation Technology in West Texas Cotton
     Jeff Miller, Forefront Agronomy & Lloyd Arthur, TAWC Producer

When Less is More: Soil Management for Ideal Water Infiltration
     RN Hopper, TAWC Producer

From Field to Fabric-Wrangler's Commitment to Healthy Soils
     Roian Atwood, Director of Sustainability, Wrangler

Improving Corn Water Use with Hybrid Selection: trait evaluation
for both dryland and limited irrigated systems

     Dr. Jourdan Bell, Assistant Professor, Agronomist, Texas A&M AgriLife

Upcoming Weather Patterns
     Brian Bledsoe, Chief Meteorologist & Climatologist, Colorado Springs, Co.

Overview of Texas Water Law
     Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Esquire, Extension Specialist, Agricultural Law with
    Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Update from Texas Water Development Board
     Kathleen Jackson, Texas Water Development Board

Profit Potential Using Split Pivot Irrigation Strategies in Cotton Production
     Bob Glodt, AgriSearch Consulting & Layton Schur, TAWC Producer

Grower Perspective of Various Irrigation Systems
     Glenn Schur, TAWC Producer

West Texas Mesonet - Useful Tools to Aid Producers
     Wesley Burgett, Operations Manager, West Texas Mesonet,
     Texas Tech 

2018 TAWC Water College Handout Full Page Book (with Navigation)

2018 TAWC Water College Handout Condensed 

Narrated by Dr. Rudy Ritz, this video delves into the TAWC's research demonstration program. Special thanks to the Texas Tech Agricultural Communications Department for producing this video.