Surge Valve Training Scheduled for Wed., Oct 9, 2013

  • October 2, 2013
  • Ag producers in the Lower Rio Grande have another opportunity to join the Surge Valve Cooperative Wednesday, Oct. 9, when the next training session is scheduled. Cooperators will receive a $2,000 surge valve and controller for only $300, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's WaterSMART program. Field demonstration in the Valley show that surge irrigation can cut water use by up to 52 percent, good news for growers dealing with drought. Register here.