Tuesday, May 6, 2014

2014 UF/IFAS Twilight Potato School - Irrigation

Great times were had at the recent Twilight Potato School!

Topics that were covered include sub-surface drip irrigationseepage water table management and the UF variety trial. Here are a few images from the event:

Attendees tour the facility
Dr. Lincoln Zotarelli and a TDR soil moisture probe
Experimental potato varieties (for chip and fresh market) on display
Mark Warren of Flagler County Extension and Spectrum Technology probes in use
PhD candidate Libby Rens presents 2013 data from her seepage water table level study 

More information on potato irrigation research can be found on Dr. Zotarelli's website. More visuals from Libby Rens' seepage water table study can be found here.

Thanks to Dr. Dan Cantliffe and Dr. Bonnie Wells for providing all Twilight School images and materials!

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