The YMD Joint Water Management District is hosting two irrigation meetings in February. The meetings are designed to educate local farmers on the latest information regarding irrigation methods, federal cost-share programs, YMD activities, and current water supply issues.

The first meeting will be held at the Charlie Capps building in Stoneville, Miss., on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 9 a.m.

The second meeting will be held at the Coahoma Community College in Clarksdale, Miss., on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 1 p.m.

There is no registration fee.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Irrigation methods – Mississippi State University.
  • Federal Technical and Financial Assistance Programs – NRCS
  • YMD water activities – YMD
  • Current water supply issues – MDEQ

For more information, call (662) 686-7712 or visit