Funding supports an Irrigation Specialist to develop guidance and provide education on irrigation and nitrogen best management practices (BMPs). In this position, Dr. Vasu Sharma provides direct support to irrigators on issues of irrigation scheduling and soil water monitoring. She is collaborating on the development of new irrigation scheduling tools that help irrigators manage water and nitrogen resources more precisely. These tools help reduce nitrogen leaching losses in irrigated cropping systems.
The Swift County Fair will partner with the Milan Village Arts School to promote Scandinavian arts during the fair. All classes and demonstrations will be free to the public. Instructors will feature antler carving, silver work, tole painting, woodworking, and textile dyeing.