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Irrigators Clinic

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The annual Irrigators Clinic will be held on Thursday, March 28, in Alexandria, MN. This event will be of interest to anyone who is actively engaged in irrigation on agricultural lands and interested in soil health, permits and regulations, and research. 

A great line-up of speakers has committed to participating in the event representing: University of Minnesota, MN Department of Natural Resources, R.D. Offutt Farms, Centra Sota, Irrigation Association of Minnesota, and MN Department of Agriculture. 

CEUs for Certified Crop Advisors will be offered.

The event is sponsored by: Pro Ag Farmers Coop, Bonanza Valley State Bank, EarthScout, West Central Irrigation, Grand Irrigation, Nutrien Ag Solutions, Klimek Bros Well Drilling, NutraDrip Irrigation Systems, Traut Wells, Chippewa Valley Ethanol, Eagle Bank, Modern Farm Equipment, Glenwood State Bank, and Belgrade Coop. 


The event is organized by Stearns, Pope, Swift, Kandiyohi, and Douglas Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, and University of Minnesota. 

Event Information 


Thursday, March 28, 2024


9:00AM - 3:00PM


3821 Cedar Street, Alexandria, MN 56308


Free to attend & meal included


Registration here by March 14. A complimentary meal is provided, but pre-registration is necessary for an accurate meal count. Please note that a meal cannot be guaranteed without an RSVP.

Topics (full agenda below - PDF)

  • Irrigation/Cover Cropping

  • Irrigation Technology Advances

  • DNR Rules and Regulations

  • Nitrogen and Irrigation Studies

  • Well Interference Concerns

  • Irrigation Program Update



Stearns County SWCD 

320-251-7800 ext.3







Funding provided from the Clean Water Fund as part of the Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Amendment.

For more information, visit

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