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Ontario invests $1 million in drainage program in the Rainy River district

Rainy River Future Development Corporation is receiving $1 million CAD to begin a two-year tile drainage program in the Rainy River district, located in northwestern Ontario right along the Minnesota border.

DAERA advice on improving soil productivity through drainage

Many drainage projects completed in the 1970s and 1980s in northern Ireland are at the stage where they need a lot of maintenance to remain effective, according to an agriculture college advisor.

Forecast: Chesapeake Bay to have a smaller ‘dead zone’ this year

Researchers from the Chesapeake Bay Program and several universities, predict that the “dead zone” in the Chesapeake Bay will be 9 percent lower than average. This is due to less rainfall and less nutrient runoff this spring.
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Bill Dowell

This week's pick: Straight from northern Illinois

Share your #tile20 views with Drainage Contractor this season! Throughout the summer months, we will highlight one photo in each newsletter that shows drainage contractors in action. To share your photos, tag us on Twitter @DrainageContMag or message us on Facebook at DrainageContractor.

This week’s pick is from Bill Dowell! We’re enjoying the straight lines from Dowell’s installation on a vegetable farm in northern Illinois.

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Huronview Demo Farm project continues to move forward

A demonstration day drew hundreds of interested people from far and wide to the Huronview Demo Farm, near Clinton, Ont. on June 15, 2019. One year later, in 2020, the industry and community partners continue to move forward with this innovative agriculture and water quality research project. » Read more...