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A drip irrigation system can save water compared to other irrigation systems. [File photo]

Local farmers and ranchers can learn techniques for operating in drought conditions in a series of workshops with site visits starting Tuesday.

Each of the four workshops runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and costs $20, or $70 for the entire series. Prior registration is required at

The first, scheduled for Tuesday, covers no-till, low-till and rainfed farming techniques at the Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center teaching farm.

Tikkun Olam Farm will host a workshop on September 6 on waxing and regenerative farming practices.

Learn about keyline design, drip irrigation and water catchment systems, including headwaters, on September 20 at Wolf Gulch Farm.

Martin Family Ranch will host a workshop on September 27 on drought strategies for pastures.

The series is made possible by a partnership between the Oregon State University Extension Service’s Small Farms program, Our Family Farms and the Jackson Soil & Water Conservation District.


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