Harvest Your Potential: How Conservation Tillage and Increased Irrigation Efficiency for Cotton and Peanuts Can Boost Your Production Potential

Harvest Your Potential: How Conservation Tillage and Increased Irrigation Efficiency for Cotton and Peanuts Can Boost Your Production Potential

FREE WEBINAR

This webinar is now available on demand.

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This regionally focused webinar is led by the irrigation and soil health experts at the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District, the Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership and a sixth generation Georgia farmer who share their experiences and successes with risk management tools including: 

  • Irrigation methods for varying soils and typographies 
  • Cover crops
  • Conservation tillage 
  • Additional efficiency techniques 

Plus, you’ll receive information on how to request free, on-farm technical assistance from regional soil health and irrigation experts.

You may also watch this webinar on Irrigation Station along with many other resources including the Irrigation Spotlight series and resource guides as well as connect with local irrigation experts.

SPEAKERS:

Casey Cox
Georgia Farmer
Casey is a sixth-generation farmer from Mitchell County, Georgia. She farms with her father, Glenn Cox. Their family farm, Longleaf Ridge, produces sweet corn, peanuts, corn, soybeans and pine trees along the Flint River. Casey is the former Executive Director of the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District. While Executive Director, she developed and directed multiple projects with Federal, state, and private partners and was responsible for procuring and managing over $12 million of funding for conservation programs. Currently Casey focuses her attention on farming full time. 
 
Perri Campis
Executive Director
Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District
Perri Campis is the Executive Director of the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District, overseeing projects focused on irrigation efficiency, VRI technologies, feral swine control, soil health and more for a nine-county district. In her capacity as Executive Director, Perri works with District Supervisors, local Natural Resource Conservation Service agents, researchers, extension agents, and farmers to develop and implement innovative technologies to address conservation priorities in the Lower Flint River Basin.
 
Perri holds a bachelor’s degree in agriscience and environmental systems as well as a certificate in local food systems from the University of Georgia, and a master’s degree in public policy from the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University.
 
Vance Crain
Watershed Coordinator
Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership (SARP)

Vance Crain is the watershed coordinator for SARP. Vance’s work focuses on regional watershed coordination amongst various partners and implementation of a variety of restoration and agricultural BMP projects. Vance has managed a variety of projects specific to the Chipola, lower Flint and overall ACF River basin to benefit a host of endemic species. He has worked to facilitate the implementation of agricultural BMPs and has experience working on the ground directly with local farmers to improve partner relations and build public support for environmental stewardship on working lands.

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SARP is a regional collaboration of natural resource and science agencies, conservation organizations and corporations working together to strengthen the management and conservation of aquatic resources in the southeastern United States. The Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District is a state agency based in southwest Georgia dedicated to the stewardship of natural resources for future generations and the exploration of conservation-driven technologies and strategic partnerships that enhance agricultural sustainability. This project is made possible through funding provided by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Southeast Aquatics Fund. This conservation content is brought to you in partnership with Trust In Food, a Farm Journal Initiative. This material is based upon work supported by the Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), under number 1906.18.062128. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the USDA. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.