Irrigation Workshop 2018
All About Irrigation
Featuring speakers from universities and industry across Virginia and the Southeast, the “All About Irrigation” workshop was held at Virginia Tech’s Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center on March 6 and 7, 2018.
The workshop was supported by the USDA/NIFA, Award Number 2015-49200-24228.
This website has been created to archive workshop presentations and photos for future reference.
Julie Shortridge, Virginia Tech
David Langston, Virginia Tech
Guy Collins, North Carolina State University
Gary Hawkins, University of Georgia
Wes Porter, University of Georgia
Curtis Consolvo, GeoResources, Inc.
Laurette Tucker, USDA Rural Development
Ryan Green, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Andrew Hammond, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Sara Jordan, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Bradley Gillam, Gillam and Mason, Inc.
- Overview: Different Types of Irrigation Systems [PDF]
- Groundwater Sources, Well Design, and Permitting [PDF]
- Water Withdrawal Permitting for Irrigators [PDF]
Ryan Green and Drew Hammond
- Estimating Financial Costs and Benefits of Supplemental Irrigation [PDF]
- Irrigation Financial Estimator Tool [XLSM]
- Instructions: Irrigation Financial Estimator Tool [PDF]
- Irrigation Management for Cotton [PDF]
- Irrigation Scheduling: Sensors, Technical Tools, and Apps [PDF]
- Benefits of Irrigation Management and Conservation [PDF]
- Managing your Groundwater Supply [PDF]
- Agricultural Water Withdrawal Reporting Requirements [PDF]
- Irrigation Scheduling – Checkbook Method [PDF]
- Spotting Problems Early with Irrigation Efficiency Assessments [PDF]
- Financial and Technological Assistance Programs for Improving Irrigation [PDF]
- Soil Moisture Sensor Data Interpretation and Applications [PDF]
- Irrigation Maintenance in the Southeast [PDF]
This material is based upon work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2015-49200-24228. Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital, family, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; Jewel E. Hairston, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State, Petersburg. Extension is a joint program of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and state and local governments.