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Swan Lake First Nation makes progress in drainage project

The next step in improving land drainage while keeping waterways clean is a saturated buffer.

Applications for conservation grants due soon in some states

The NRCS’s EQIP application window for conservation inventive contracts is narrowing in some states such as Missouri and Virginia.

Indiana bill passes to establish drainage taskforce

The taskforce’s duties include reviewing the responsibilities of landowners, as well as state and local authorities, according to current drainage laws.

Discover how your fields can benefit from water management

The WM-Survey II™ app is the only tool you need to get started with water management activities on the farm. This free-to-download mobile application makes it easy to create basic field surveys for use in water management activities and automates the creation of terrace and waterway cross-section profile designs as well as auto-creates rice levee designs. » Find out more...
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Always mind your P and N

For the last 10 years, Iowa has zeroed in on nutrient reduction with the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy (INRS). State strategies, grown out of the work of the Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Task Force, focused on both point sources and non-point sources. The science- and technology-based approach outlines the voluntary efforts to reduce nutrients in surface water from both sources, which range from wastewater treatment plants and farm fields. We take a look at the collective efforts to reduce P and N runoff in Iowa. » Read more...

Featured Podcast: A Case for Water Management

Jamie Duininck sits down with Dr. Matt Helmers of Iowa State University to discuss “A Case for Water Management”. Over the course of this episode, Jamie and Matt discuss water management practices, water quality, the affects of climate change and more.
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Advanced Drainage Systems

Drainage contractor workshop

Feb. 22-24
Location: Missouri
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Landowner short course

Feb. 25
Location: Missouri
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