Rio Grande Basin Initiative

2003-04 Deliverables

Task 2 Extension
Principal Investigator(s): Guy Fipps

  1. Publish 5,000 copies of Integrated Turf Management manual.
  2. Develop a CD/web interactive course for landscape professionals.
  3. Support two local networks and TexasET Web pages for LRGV and EL Paso.
  4. Finalize a training course with a manual and curriculum for Center Pivot Purchase and Management Workshop.
  5. Facilitate general ITC establishment and support:
    1. Evaluate proposed locations for the new San Antonio facility.
    2. Design a flow meter test lab and seek local funding to build and operate it.
    3. Complete a concept design for the first sprinkler testing lab.
  6. With SAWS, design a turf/ground cover water requirements determination and demonstration site.
  7. Explore international collaboration with Guanajuato and Monterrey, Mexico, including joint training workshops.
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