- August 30 Governing Board Votes to Fund Conservation Easement in Manatee County
- August 29 Governor Appoints Taylor, Williamson and Reappoints Beswick to the Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board
- August 25 District to Hold Public Meeting on Priority List and Schedule for the Establishment of Minimum Flows and Levels
- August 18 Public Invited to Help Identify Flood Prone Areas in Portions of Sumter County
April 20, 2010
The Southwest Florida Water Management District and the University of Florida are offering a free seminar on using advanced irrigation tools to save water.
The University’s Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN) is holding the seminar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 13, at the Hillsborough County Extension office, 5339 County Road 579, Seffner.
This seminar is free and lunch will be provided. FAWN staff will cover a wide range of topics, including estimating evapotranspiration (ET) rates and how ET affects plant water supply, using ET-based irrigation controllers, using the FAWN Urban Irrigation Scheduler, agricultural irrigation, and citrus irrigation scheduling.
FAWN is a program of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural
Sciences, and provides weather data and weather-related services to a wide
variety of users in Florida.
To register contact Rick Lusher at (352) 392-0429, or rlusher