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Learn more about the irrigation modernization process, key modernization partnerships, conservation programs, and funding opportunities.

SCADA 101 for Irrigation Communities

SCADA, or Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition, can help irrigation communities use water more efficiently, reduce operations costs and better track system performance. Join us to learn how to get started in developing your own systems and how to address… Watch the Webinar

Getting to Shovel Ready: A Case Study in Predevelopment Capital

Join Energy Trust of Oregon, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Farmers Conservation Alliance to learn how pre-development capital is accelerating irrigation modernization across the West. During this conversation, Energy Trust, NRCS, and FCA will explore lessons learned, best practices,… Watch the Webinar

Getting Projects Shovel Ready

Learn how pre-development and technical assistance funding can help build a steady cycle of shovel-ready projects and accelerate implementation. During this webinar, we discuss what is pre-development and technical assistance funding, what does it take to get a project shovel ready,… Watch the Webinar

Renewable Energy Funding Opportunities Webinar

An overview of key tax code changes included in the Inflation Reduction Act and how irrigation communities can use them to help finance renewable energy modernization projects presented by FCA staff.   Download the PowerPoint slides here. Watch the Webinar

Intro To PL566: Watershed and Flood Prevention Operations Program Webinar

A joint presentation featuring Natural Resource Conservation Oregon and Farmers Conservation Alliance staff on the PL 566 program and how irrigation communities can utilize it as part of their modernization strategy.   Download the Powerpoint slides here. Watch the Webinar

Pollinator Pipeline Corridor Project

Hood River Watershed Group, Farmers Irrigation District, Oregon State University, and Farmers Conservation Alliance hosted a panel discussion on an ongoing pollinator corridor project in the Hood River Valley and the best practices learned from the project. Download the PowerPoint… Watch the Webinar