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USask PHD student aims to design drainage projects to cope with extreme precipitation

Holly Annand, a PhD candidate at USask, is conducting research on the influence of climate change and wetland management on prairie hydrology.

Soil carbon loss from drained agricultural peatland after coverage with mineral soil

Drainage has helped turned peatlands from a net sink to a net source of carbon. Now, how to reduce the footprint of drainage?

Funding fact sheet: Aug. 31

The fact sheet returns for another week to show where projects are slated to begin, which grants are opening soon and who’s secured funding.
Great Lakes

Keeping the Great Lakes great

In her latest column with Drainage Contractor, Jacqui Empson-Laporte details the priorities and actions that can be taken by people of all levels and all walks of life to ensure that lakes like Erie, Ontario and Michigan stay healthy. At the field level, drainage contractors can play a major role in mitigating and managing storm water during major weather events, and adoption of best practices can help ensure that waterways stay healthy for years to come. » Read more...

Indiana Farm Bureau Drainage School

Sept. 1, 2021
Location: Indianapolis, IN (virtual option)
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Big Iron Farm Show

Sept. 14-16, 2021
Location: West Fargo, ND
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Drainage contractor workshop

Jan. 5-7, 2022
Location: Albany, MO
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Landowner short-course

Jan. 8, 2022
Location: Albany, MO
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