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Learn about virtual water

The water needed to produce agricultural commodities, virtual water, is “embedded” in everyday life. Soil water is the major water input to the productive sector of agriculture and comprises a main portion of virtual water.

A presentation of “Virtual Water” will highlight the impact on the natural resources of land and water, especially in the U.S., due to current and future virtual water flows between regions of the world.

Instructor Abdullah Jaradat works at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Research Laboratory in Morris and is interested in agricultural developments in the most food deficient region in the world.

Class is on Thursday, August 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Grand Arbor in Alexandria. Cost is $9. Call Community Education at (320) 762-3310, extension 4270 to register.