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Farmers, conservation authority spearheading water quality improvements

Farmers in Ontario’s Wigle Creek subwatershed are working closely with the local Conservation Authority to help improve water quality in the region.

Do your homework before installing tile drainage

In Alberta, tile drainage systems are regulated under the Water Act and enforced by Alberta Environment and Parks, which classifies water bodies according to their permanence as well as specific soil and vegetation characteristics.

Smart phones helping farmers fight prevent blooms

As the prevalence of smart phones and tablets continues to grow, mobile technology is also becoming an emerging tool in the fight to reduce farm nutrient runoff.
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Water for tomorrow: Drainage water recycling

Researchers in Minnesota and North Carolina have installed new experimental sites that will evaluate the performance of drainage water recycling systems in Ohio and Missouri. Insights from these studies will be added to a growing pool of information to better understand how drainage water recycling best fits in the landscape and where the practice can be used to support continued high-level crop production in the face of variable weather patterns and a drive for more sustainable farming practices. » Read more...

Drainage Engineers Conference

October 27, 2017
Location: Guelph, Ont.
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Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show

November 28-30
Location: Amarillo, TX
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