In 1988, the Legislature of the State of Michigan used energy overcharge funds to create the Michigan Energy Conservation Program for Agriculture and Forestry (MECP).This three year (1988-1990) program was designed to assist Michigan farmers and forestry products producers to identify and adopt management practices which will conserve energy and save them money. The program was implemented through a multi-agency effort. The purpose of this paper is to describe the statewide Irrigation Management and Scheduling Program and the inter-agency cooperation that was required for a successful irrigation management program including the dvelopment and maintenance of new linkages. After two years, the MECP project has proven to be very successful.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1990|
|Event||Proceedings of the Third National Irrigation Symposium held in conjunction with the 11th Annual International Irrigation Exposition - Phoenix, AZ, USA|
Duration: Oct 28 1990 → Nov 1 1990
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