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Saturated buffers reduce nitrates

The Agricultural Drainage Management Coalition (ADMC), Agricultural Drainage Management Systems Task Force and Dan Jaynes with the National Laboratory for Agriculture & The Environment collaborated to demonstrate and evaluate saturated buffers at field scale to reduce nitrates and phosphorus from subsurface field drainage systems. >> Read full article

Governments to invest in Manitoba land drainage

The governments of Canada and Manitoba will invest $1 million in a pilot project to improve drainage and address other water-related issues affecting agricultural producers in the Rural Municipality (RM) of Bifrost-Riverton. >> Read full article

Farmers defend Iowa drainage districts

The board of directors of the Iowa Soybean Association will contribute $150,000 to help defend 10 Iowa drainage districts sued by Des Moines Water Works for nutrient pollution. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
A growing concern

A growing concern

The impact of gas pipeline construction on agricultural drain tile has become a hot topic in the midwestern United States.

It’s not a new issue – in much of the United States, drain tile has been used for agricultural purposes for at least a century, and potential for damage has existed as long as the oil and gas industry has been constructing pipelines. The risk is well-known by all stakeholders – gas companies, landowners and contractors – but perhaps felt most by farmers who rely on tile drainage. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

2017 LICA National Winter Convention

March 4-6, 2017
Location: Las Vegas >> More Info

2017 LICA National Summer Meeting

July 11-16, 2017
Location: Elegante Hotel, Colorado Springs, CO >> More Info