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Timewell Drainage acquires Midwest Plastic

Timewell Drainage Products has acquired Midwest Plastic Products from Spell Capital. Midwest Plastic was founded by Gary Fish and has more than 40 years of experience serving drainage contractors and farmers with high-density polyethylene pipe and accessories. >> Read full article

Researchers studying bioreactors

Increased use of tile drainage in Manitoba, as well as other regions, has made reducing nutrient runoff a priority in traditional agricultural systems. >> Read full article

Drainage systems diversifying crops in Ontario

Cash crops are sprouting in northwestern Ontario, thanks to a provincial grant program that subsidizes installations of modern agricultural drainage systems. >> Read full article

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Innovative sub-irrigation

What do you get when you put a Michigan dairy farmer and a conservationist in a car for several hours? If the dairy farmer is Blaine Baker, co-owner of Bakerlads Farm in Clayton, and the conservationist is Thomas Van Wagner, technical co-ordinator for the Lenawee Conservation District Center for Excellence Program, you get the initial designs of a livestock reservoir wetland sub-irrigation system.

“Tom got the idea from systems in Ohio they are using for irrigation of crops and thought maybe we could put it together for irrigation of wastewater for dairy,” Baker says. “We designed it on the trip out and back to the conference.” >> 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