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Water: Foundation of Agricultural Sustainability Conference Aug. 7, Sante Fe

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 • Santa Fe, NM

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Water: The Foundation of Agricultural Sustainability Conference will be held Aug. 7, 2012, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the Santa Fe Fairgrounds, 3229 Rodeo Rd. Santa Fe, N.M., 87507.

Research, Education, and Funding in Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable Agriculture in the southwest presents many unique challenges. This conference will provide practical information in sustainable practices for the region. Research and education to further define best practices is encouraged through agencies like Western SARE.

This conference is designed to provide practical information in optimizing water use efficiency for agriculture in the southwest.

This conference highlights:

· Balancing Ag & Urban Water Use

· The Acequia System

· Rainwater Harvesting

· Low-Water-Use Crops

· Efficient Orchard Irrigation

· Low-Tech Irrigation Strategies

· Small Scale Hydroelectric Generation

· Renewable Energy Technology for Water Pumping

You can find further information at: http://aces.nmsu.edu/programs/sare/sare.html

www.sare.org

www.westernsare.org

Stephanie Walker at 575-646-4398: swalker@nmsu.edu

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Santa Fe Fairgrounds

Santa Fe, New Mexico
United States

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