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Dec. 28, 2018

Kentucky's new kid on the block: Sprague Excavating

There’s something to be said for starting a new excavating and drainage business, in an industry where companies have more than likely been operating in some communities for decades. Sprague Excavating is the new kid on the block and our top viewed story for 2018.

Water for tomorrow: drainage water recycling

This was such a hot topic in 2017 that it had great staying power in 2018. As more agriculture-heavy states are seeing extreme weather patterns, drainage and irrigation systems are being seen as important tools for farmers to manage the risk associated with too much or too little water. This article breaks down the latest research in each state on drainage.

From the ground up

Did social media help this article reach the top spot? Bedolli Excavating and Tiling use their social media channels to help educate people about field drainage, offer a behind-the-scenes look at their business, and talk with other contractors.
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Pipe Dreams

Pipe dreams

How far have we come and where do we still have left to go? With the advent of new technology, it can be easy to forget about how far the tile industry has come. Drainage pipe has continued to advance, offering easier installation, a safer worksite, and cost-savings like less labor and time spent in the field. » Read more...
Digging into Drones

Digging into drones

In this data driven world, advanced information from drones can help drainage contractors evolve their practices. This article explores the pros and cons of drones, alternative uses, and how contractors can still benefit from the technology without buying a drone for themselves. » Read more...
Licensing Program

Ensuring consistency with a licensing program

Before regulation for contractors, there were a lot of farmers spending money on drainage systems that wouldn’t work. Now, Ontario is the only Canadian province that has a licensing program for drainage contractors, but does the program exist to protect contractors or farmers? » Read more...

Ohio LICA Convention

Jan. 3-4, 2019
Location: Dublin, OH
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New York LICA Convention

Jan. 6-8, 2019
Location: Syracuse, NY
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South Dakota LICA Convention

Jan. 9-11, 2019
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
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Nebraska LICA Convention

Jan. 15-18, 2019
Location: Kearney, NE
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