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Farms will share $1.5M to reduce water use, nutrient loading

Seven farms in St. Johns County, Florida have been awarded grants for projects to install drain-tile irrigation systems.

Research forum to focus on water quality monitoring, nutrient loss reductions

The 17th annual Drainage Research Forum will provide results and updates on drainage research and farm projects on Nov. 15 at the Iowa State University Alumni Center.

Do roots of conservation plantings plug drainage tile?

An Iowa State University research project has found that prairies, known for an abundance of deep roots, don't interfere with tile drainage systems running under them.
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Building on the history of drainage

In America, John Johnston of Seneca, NY is credited as being the “father of tile drainage” since he was the first to install ceramic tile in 1835. While his neighbors may have predicted failure, it wasn’t long before the benefits of draining a wet field became apparent. The ground where Johnston buried tile yielded 50 bushels per acre, where previously it was only yielding five. And today, the drainage industry is a growing, global interest. » Read more...

Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show

November 28-30, 2017
Location: Amarillo, TX
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Southwest Agricultural Conference

January 3-4, 2018
Location: Guelph, Ontario
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LICA Ohio State Convention

January 3-5, 2018
Location: Columbus, OH
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