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A Primer to Building a Farm-Scale Irrigation System – Workshop

August 18, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Trevor Hardy of Hollis, NH’s Brookdale Fruit Farm will demonstrate how to set up a farm irrigation system. He will discuss systems using commercial wells and systems utilizing surface water and movable pumps. He will discuss drip and overhead irrigation as well as a hybrid overhead option connected to drip line headers. Trevor will come with many irrigation parts and components demonstrating how they are assembled to create a functioning small farm system. He will also provide details of how “to do the math” for workshop individuals for their own farms.
Brookdale Fruit Farm is a multi-generational family owned farm comprising 400 acres of tree fruit and vegetables in Hollis, NH. 12 acres and 4 greenhouses are currently USDA certified organic. Trevor has 20 years of experience running a farm irrigation supply business as an additional enterprise at Brookdale Fruit Farm.

Pre-registration is highly encouraged. To register please send your full name, address, phone number and email address to MacKenzie White by Friday August 14th.

Email questions about the workshop to Stephanie Berluti, workshop coordinator, or call at 203-308-2584.

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August 18, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Community Farm of Simsbury
73 Wolcott Road
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