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MN announces alternative buffer rules

Last week, the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources released information on a "six-pack" of options landowners could use instead of a 16.5-foot buffer alongside public drainage ditches and a 50-foot buffer alongside public waters.

On-farm collection for drainage management

Reducing run-off and improving soil health are two ways to address flooding and excess nutrients, according to a University of Manitoba expert on watershed management.

Des Moines Water Works not planning to appeal

Des Moines Water Works will not appeal a recent federal court decision to end the utility’s nutrient runoff legal case, instead deciding to pursue legislative changes through the Iowa General Assembly.
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Fast-paced rehab

The drainage system along the primary runway at Scott Air Force Base in St. Clair County, IL, was originally clay pipe and perforated corrugated metal pipe. After 50 years, much of the pipe had deteriorated to the critical point where replacement was required. Plans called for nearly six miles of large-diameter pipe to be installed, but it had to be done within a strict timeframe. » Read more...

2017 LICA National Summer Meeting

July 11-16, 2017
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
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Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show

November 28-30
Location: Amarillo, TX
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