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May 14, 2019

Highlights of the Chesapeake Bay watershed implementation plans

A breakdown of what each state plans to do to reach their nutrient reduction goals by the 2025 deadline.

$3 million Watershed Conservation Initiative offers whole-farm solutions

A new three-year $3 million Watershed Conservation Planning Initiative will help farmers along the Minnesota River address problems, such as sediment loading and bank erosion, and improve conservation practices.

Four ways to keep seasonal employees engaged

Tiling season is ramping up and some drainage teams are adding seasonal employees to help with peak season. Here are some general tips for engaging seasonal employees to gain a human resources edge during the season it matters the most.
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Featured Story

Improving public image

What the public thinks is becoming increasingly important. But when agriculture goals are positioned as opposite to environmental goals, where does that leave drainage contractors? How can drainage contractors engage with their community about their work? Environmental specialist Jacqui Empson Laporte lays out six ideas that will help contractors regain their social license in a time where agriculture and the environment are pitted against each other. » Read more...

Drainage Task Force Annual Meeting

June 5-6
Location: Moorhead, MN
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LICA National Summer Meeting

July 8-13
Location: Vancouver, WA
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