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Woodchip bioreactors a new option for denitrification

Woodchip bioreactors are a new edge-of-field conservation option for denitrifying water drained from agricultural land. Researchers are studying and evaluating their effectiveness as part of the drainage toolkit.

Farmers at fault? Aquifer depletion more complex

One of the world’s largest groundwater sources, the Ogallala-High Plains aquifer supports $35 billion in U.S. crop production each year through the water drawn from it and is nearing crisis levels.

Tile manufacturer inducted into Indiana Hall of Fame

Fratco, a manufacturer of corrugated drainage pipe headquartered in Francesville, IN, was inducted into the Indiana Manufacturers Association Hall of Fame at the annual Manufacturing Excellence Awards.

What we know about winter runoff

Researchers at the University of Waterloo are studying phosphorus and tile drainage in agriculture to determine which practices are most effective for managing surface and subsurface runoff. Merrin Macrae, a professor at the university, has conducted research over the past decade on the effects of agricultural fertilizer management on subsurface phosphorus loss. » Read more...

2020 Annual Drainage Research Forum

Presentations will include results and updates of drainage research projects from across the U.S. » Learn more