5th Biennial Texas Panhandle Water Conservation Symposium

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Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District Symposium Page

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 9:00 am

Amarillo Civic Center

North Exhibit Hall

For More Information Contact C.E. Williams or Britney Britten

Agenda

9:00 – 9:10 a.m. – Welcome – Mayor Ginger Nelson, City of Amarillo

9:10 – 10:10 a.m. – Growing Hemp in Texas Panel –  Dan Hunter, Texas Department of Ag, Dr. Charles Beall, Ana-Lab, Dr. Calvin Trostle, Texas A&M AgriLife, Rafe Schroder, Hemp Producer

10:10 – 10:40 a.m. – A Historical Look at the Ogallala Aquifer  – Robert Mace, Meadows Center for Water & the Environment

10:40 -11:00  a.m. – Break

11:00 – 11:30 a.m. – High Plains Aquifer Modeling  – Wade Oliver, PG, Intera, Inc.

11:30 – 12:00 p.m. – Don’t Mess with Texas, Water Edition  – Brooke Paup, TWDB Board of Director

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

12:30 – 1:00 p.m. – Texas Water Foundation’s New Conservation Program  – Sarah Schlessinger, Texas Water Foundation

1:00 – 1:30 p.m. – Cotton’s Role in Water Conservation – Jourdan Bell, Texas A&M AgriLife Amarillo

1:30 – 2:00 p.m. – Amarillo’s Waste Water Reclamation Program – Damen Ratliff, City of Amarillo

2:00 – 2:30 p.m. – Xeriscape 101 – Neal Hinders, Canyon’s Edge Plants

2:30 – 2:50 p.m. – Break

2:50 – 3:10 p.m. – High Plains Water District’s AIM Program  – Victoria Messer & Jason Coleman, High Plains Water District

3:10 – 3:40 p.m. – Hilmar Cheese Full Circle Water Cycle  – Herman Berngen, Hilmar Cheese

3:40 – 4:10 p.m. – Corn/Cotton Rotation in the Texas North Plains  – Nich Kenny, North Plains GCD

4:15 p.m. –  Award Door Prizes

 

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