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Area SWCDs Team Up To Host Workshop On September 12th

Staff Report

Brown, Johnson, Owen, Putnam, Monroe, and Morgan County Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD) have teamed up with Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Equipment Technologies Ag. Center in Mooresville to host a workshop on current sprayer technologies. The workshop will be held on Thursday, September 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.

The day will begin with morning snacks provided by Farm Bureau, Inc. Topics of the day will be sprayer equipment: Nozzles and minimum drift, Boundaries and no-spray zones led by Equipment Technologies staff. Tony Bailey of NRCS will be the program’s third speaker with Linda Tarr of AgrAbility finishing the day’s informative sessions. Break refreshments and lunch will be provided by Equipment Technologies (Apache Sprayer).

After lunch there will be a tour of the assembly plant on site for those wishing to view the inner workings of what goes into the sprayer equipment.

It promises to be an informative day with current technology ideas being shared. If you would like to make reservations, contact Sheryl Barnett of Morgan County at 765- 349-2060, or email sbarnett@ morgancounty.in.gov. The deadline to sign up is September 3.

If you would like more information contact your local SWCD within the six county area. The Owen County SWCD can be reached by calling 829- 2605, or via email at ericlafary@iaswcd.org.

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