2015 Landscape & Irrigation Symposium

2015 Regional Landscape and Irrigation Symposium

Join Texas A&M AgriLife Extension as we present the 2015 Landscape & Irrigation Symposium at Constellation Field in Sugar Land on Friday, November 13th. The program is designed to provide the green industry with the latest information on water management. Register





7:00 – 8:15 a.m.                Vendor Setup and Registration

8:15 – 9:30 a.m.                Why Invest in Conservation Practices and Technologies  John O’Donnell

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.                Break with Vendors

9:45 – 11:00 a.m.                Panel Discussion: Working Together to Address Water Demand  Matthew Korte, Mengmeng Gu, Jim Cowan, Lindsay Kovar

11:00 – 11:30 p.m.              Break with Vendors and Lunch Set-up

11:30 – 12:30 p.m.              Lunch and Presentation: Effective Partnerships  Calvin Finch

12:35 – 1:35 p.m.               Break Out Session 1

TCEQ Track: Soil Water Retention  Charles Swanson

TDA Track: Unintended Effects of Overwatering: Disease    Kevin Ong

1:40 – 2:40 p.m.                Break Out Session 2

TCEQ Track: Serious about Rainwater Harvesting   Billy Kniffen

TDA Track: Rain Gardens: Avoiding non-target run-off  Fouad Jaber

2:45 – 3:45                         Break Out Session 3

       TCEQ Track: Drip Irrigation Basics  Charles Swanson

TDA Track: Landscape Stewardship programs: Earth-Kind & Texas Water Smart  Tim Hartmann & Kelley Stripling

3:45 – 4:00 p.m.                Questions, Evaluation, and Adjourn

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