Increasing Water Use Efficiency and Adoption

January 2023 | 23 min., 0 sec.
by Drew M. Gholson
Mississippi State University

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​This presentation begins by reviewing U.S. patterns of irrigation, the mitigating depletion of groundwater, and the tenets of sustainable agriculture. Discussion then turns to proven practices to improve water use efficiency, barriers to adoption in Mississippi, new technology, and the need for training.

About the Presenter

Drew M. GholsonDrew M. Gholson serves as coordinator for the National Center for Alluvial Aquifer Research and Extension irrigation specialist at Mississippi State University, located at the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville. His responsibilities include conceiving, developing, and promoting the adoption of profitable irrigation strategies that conserve water, maintain soil resources, and improve water quality. Drew resides in Leland, Mississippi, with his wife and two children.

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