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Ag Water Summit scheduled in Jefferson County

Staff reports

The 2009 Ag Water Summit will be Dec. 1 at the Jefferson County Fairgounds, 15200 W. 6th Ave., Golden.

The summit will be presented by the Colorado Ag Water Alliance, Colorado Ag Council and the Jefferson County office of Colorado State University Extension. It will begin the evening before with a network reception at the Marriott Denver West where Gov. Bill Ritter has been invited to speak.

The summit will feature a keynote by Pat O’Toole, president of the Family Farm Alliance and will include legislative and budget issues, optimizing irrigation water, “new water” needs, alternatives to ag transfers and alternatives to “buy and dry.”

Registration deadline is Nov. 20; cost is $50 for ag producers, $75 for nonproducers. For registration and other information, call Crystal Korrey (303) 749-7502 or e-mail ckorrey@colofb.com.