Arizona Stakeholders’ Meeting USDA - NIFA Project: Sustaining Groundwater and Irrigated Agriculture in the Southwestern United States Under a Changing Climate

Event Date

Multi-purpose Room (Room 3), Maricopa Agricultural Center 37860 W Smith Enke Rd, Maricopa, AZ 85138

Draft Agenda

  • Welcome - Sharon Megdal, University of Arizona (UArizona)
  • Vision for the Project from the Lead Principal Investigator - Isaya Kisekka (UC-Davis)
  • Arizona Project Scope - Sharon Megdal
  • Hydrology/Groundwater Modelling Research Update - Simone Williams (UArizona)
  • Cover Crops and Soil Health Research Update - Debankur Sanyal (UArizona)
  • Project Advisory Board Member Perspective - Ron Rayner (A Tumbling-T Ranches)
  • Project Advisory Board Member Perspective - Bryan Hartman (Maricopa-Stanfield IDD)
  • Q&A and discussion
  • Lunch and continued discussion (noon)
  • Adjourn by 1:00 pm

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