Learn more about irrigationVisit with the extension service in your state. Talk with farmers in your area who irrigate already.
By: Jonathan Knutson, Agweek
Experts suggest several starting points for agricultural producers who want to learn more irrigation.
Visit with the extension service in your state. Talk with farmers in your area who irrigate already.
Most important, you’ll need to work with the appropriate government agency in your state.
•North Dakota — State Water Commission: 701-328-2750, www.swc.state.
•South Dakota — Department of Environment and Natural Resources: 605-773-3151, http://denr.sd.gov.
•Minnesota — Department of Natural Resources: 651-296-6157, www.dnr.state.mn.us.
•Montana — Department of Natural Resources and Conserva-
tion: 406-444-2074, http://dnrc.mt.gov.