The location and date for the 2018 agriculture Faculty Academy will be announced in October 2017.

June 8 – 9, 2017
University of Nebraska – Lincoln Extension
Grand Island, Nebraska

At the 2017 Agriculture Faculty Academy, agriculture educators from across the country spent two days networking and learning about irrigation-related curriculum that can be used in the classroom. The event is free to attend, and grant assistance to aid with travel expenses is available on a first-come, first-served basis with preference given to those whose institutions can provide partial financial support. It is open to all instructors teaching at high schools and two- and four-year institutions.

The sessions for the 2017 event included the following:

  • Automated Irrigation Management
  • Center Pivot and Linear Move Irrigation System Overview
  • Center Pivot Hands-on
  • Irrigation Management Approaches
  • Pumping Plants
  • Recent Advances in Center Pivots
  • What Is Variable Rate Irrigation?
  • Tour of T-L Irrigation

Take a look at the 2017 schedule and travel details. Registration for the 2018 Faculty Academy will open early spring 2018.

2017 Agriculture Faculty Academy Sponsors