Anyone who farms with irrigation or is thinking about adding an irrigation system will find value in the Central Plains Irrigation Conference and Exposition coming up Feb. 24-25 at the City Limits Convention Center in Colby.
The conference begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and runs through 3 p.m. Wednesday. In all there will be eight technical sessions to provide information and advice on irrigation systems, purchase and management. In addition, irrigation equipment manufacturers and dealer representatives will have the latest equipment on display and be on hand to explain what's new and how it works.
Registration before Feb. 2 is $65 and $75. After February 2, it will be $75 and $85. The higher rate applies to those applying for continuing education credits.
A block of rooms with a $69.99 nightly rate for participants has been reserved until Feb. 1. Those wishing to attend the conference should make reservations for rooms directly with the Regency Comfort Inn. Call 785-462-3833.
Reservations for the conference can be made with Donna Lamm, executive assistant, 760 N. Thompson, Colby, Ks. 67701. To call, phone 785-462-7574.