Farmers and ranchers in southwest Kansas who want to learn more about improving water management through technology, soil moisture monitoring, crop selection and other tools are invited to attend the Winter Water Technology Expo on Thursday in Garden City.

It will be from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Clarion Inn, 1911 E. Kansas Ave., and will feature a variety of companies and organizations focused on water technology issues and opportunities.

Attendees will be eligible for numerous door prizes. Hors d’oeuvres and Kansas beer and distillery beverages will be provided throughout the evening.

The Expo is free and open to the public, but participants are encouraged to RSVP to susan.metzger@ks.gov to assist in having adequate refreshments.

For more information, visit www.agriculture.ks.gov/WaterTechExpo.