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Irrigation Field Day

for Small Farms
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Prairie State College Matteson Area Center - 4821 Southwick Drive, Matteson

Extension educator Zack Grant will guide attendees through the irrigation system used on our .25 acre diversified vegetable farm. 
You will learn about 

  • calculating flow rate
  • designing a system for different types of production spaces
  • components including manifold, black flow prevention, wobblers, drip tape, micro sprinklers

We're thrilled to welcome Joseph Bridges USDA NRCS Urban Conservationist for Cook County to this event. Joseph will share information about irrigation cost share programs available to urban farms. 

If you have any questions, or to request an accommodation to participate, please  contact Sarah Batka at 217-300-8636 or