Public Events

TAWC Water College

On January 21, 2015 the TAWC will host an informative meeting focusing on the most timely agricultural water management issues and technology. This event will be held at the American Museum of Agriculture in Lubbock, Texas. Find more at www.tawcwatercollege.com.

 

TAWC 2014 Summer Field Day

This year's Summer Field Day took place on Thursday, August 14, 2014, at the Floyd County Unity Center in Muncy, Texas. Expert speakers delivered presentations. Atendees also visited TAWC Field Sites where they saw irrigation technologies and management strategies in action and visited with the technology reps and producers that farm the sites. To see agenda Click Here.

Presentations Made at the 2014 TAWC Field Day:

Water Planning in Texas and how Agriculture fits into the Equation - Doug Shaw, Texas Water Development Board

2014 Crop Market Outlook - Dr. Darren Hudson, Texas Tech University

What are cows worth? What are values? Other thoughts on building a herd - Ted McCollum III, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Weed Management TDR - John Everitt, Monsanto

 

Click Here to view presentation videos from our 2014 TAWC Field Day.

 

TAWC 2014 Field Walks

The TAWC will hold a series of Field Walks throughout the 2014 growing season to observe and discuss the crop progress and irrigation usage on several project fields. These walks will be a great time for producers to hear what others are doing to best manage their water and participate in question and answer conversation with other farmers and researchers.

Our First Field Walk will be held on Wednesday - June 11 beginning at 9:00am, 2.4 miles south of Lockney on HWY 378 at Eddie Teeter's farm, TAWC site 21. We will be looking at irrigation managment stratagies and crop progress of corn, cotton and grain sorghum and several brands of irrigation management technologies. Please contact samantha.borgstedt@ttu.edu or 806-789-4177 for more information.

 

TAWC Cotton Irrigation Short Course

TAWC will be hosting a series of 0ne-hour long cotton irrigation meetings through March 2014. These meetings are designed to provide producers timely cotton irrigation information and allow them the opportunity to learn how to use the TAWC online tools and ask experts in the field questions they have going into this upcoming growing season. Please contact samantha.borgstedt@ttu.edu or 806-789-4177 for more information.

Presentation from April 8 Meeting:

Scheduling Cotton Irrigation (60% PET) - Bob Glodt

 

Presentations from April 1 Meeting:

TAWC Research Findings - Rick Kellison

Cotton Irrigation Information - Dr. Dan Krieg

 

Presentation from March 18 Meeting:

2014 Pre-Plant and Early Irrigation Strategies - Jim Bordovsky

 

Presentations from March 11 Meeting:

Irrigating by the Numbers and Understanding the Parameters - Bob Glodt

Cotton Water Supply & Demand - Dr. Dan Krieg

 

High Plains Crop Consultants Annual Meeting

TAWC will be participating in this year's HPCC Annual Meeting to be held on Tuesday March 4, 2014, at the Scottish Right Learning Center in Lubbock, Texas.

Presentations Made:

Water Supply & Demand -Dr. Dan Krieg

Texas Alliance for Water Conservation - Rick Kellison

High Plains Water District Update - Jason Coleman and James Powell

Understanding Moisture Probe Data - Brady Hinson

Cotton Production in a Changing Environment - Bill Robertson

 

Texas Cotton Ginners' Association Trade Show

TAWC will have our booth set up at the 2014 Texas Cotton Ginners' Trade Show to be held Thursday and Friday April 3-4, 2014, at the Civic Center in Lubbock, Texas. For more information on this year's show Click Here.

 

High Plains Irrigation Conference

TAWC will have booth at the HPIC Conference taking place on January 16, 2014, from 8:30am to 4:30pm at the Amarillo Civic Center in Amarillo, Texas. For more information please Click Here.

 

Amarillo Farm & Ranch Show

Come by and visit our TAWC booth at the 2013 Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show taking place December 3-5, 2013 at the Amarillo Civic Center. For more information on this year's show Click Here.

 

TAWC Field Talk

TAWC Field Talk will feature producers, irrigation technology and research experts, and Texas AgriLife county extension agents. It will be aired weekly from October through April on 900AM KFLP (Floydada-Lubbock) and 800AM KDDD (Dumas-Amarillo). Click Here to Listen Live

 

Grass Trial Turnrow Meeting

Join us Thursday, October 10, 2013 10:00 AM-12:00 PM. 2.5 miles S. of Lockney on hwy 378 on Eddie Teeter's farm. Dr. Calvin Trostle will be discussing 12 perennial grasses and their stand persistence since 2006 establishment. Click here for details.

 

Water District Meetings

For upcoming meetings of the High Plains Underground Water Conservation District No.1, please click here.