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June 25, 2019

Hundreds turn out for Innovative Drainage Field Day in Ontario

Hundreds of visitors from Ontario and the United States attended the Drainage Innovation Field Day near Clinton, ON, to witness the installation of controlled drainage on a slope.

USDA announces availability of $12.5 million in Conservation Innovation Grants

The United States Department of Agriculture will invest up to $12.5 million to support the adoption of conservation approaches that improve water quality and soil health on agricultural lands.

Protecting workers from the effects of heat

As the weather gets warmer, contractors may find themselves in hot environments for long periods of time. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has developed a fact sheet on heat illness and its prevention.
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Trenchless drainage plow

Of soils and plows

In the late 1970s, discussion among the drainage industry steered contractors away from using trenchless machines. In certain conditions, trenchless drainage plows could cause smearing of trench walls at and above drain depth. But, while smearing can be a problem, it can be managed. » Read more...

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days

July 23-25
Johnson Creek, WI
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