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Getting Started With Irrigation Webinar

February 7, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Cost: Free
  • Via Zoom (link provided upon registration)
  • Open to the Public

Have recent dry spells and drought got you thinking about adding irrigation to your farm? This online webinar will cover some of the first things farmers should consider when getting started with irrigation.


  • Irrigation equipment options and considerations
  • Assessing whether water resources are sufficient to meet crop needs
  • Evaluating if irrigation is cost-effective


Trevor Hardy is a seventh-generation fruit and vegetable farmer with a degree in Industrial Engineering. In addition to helping operate Brookdale Fruit Farm, Inc., Trevor manages Brookdale Farm Supplies, the largest irrigation and row crop supplies company in New England.

Candi Gilpatric has been an Agricultural Engineer with Maine NRCS since 1990 where she designs various projects to address resource concerns, including irrigation systems. She has a degree in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Maine. She is located in Lewiston and currently provides assistance to Maine’s southern six counties.


This is a free event but registration is required.

Register Online


Contact Tom Molloy at University of Maine,, Phone: 207.581.3213


February 7, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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