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Major tile manufacturer announces Illinois expansion

Springfield Plastics plans to increase its production capacity in response to a growing demand for its products.

Ohio State plans drainage field day

Installation demos, educational talks and an open-house style event will feature throughout the day.

Some farmers turn to tile after saturated spring

Some North Dakota farmers are seeing the benefits of drain tile after an unusually wet spring.
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It’s all about style

It’s all about style

For more than 10 years, Ehsan Ghane let an idea grow. In 2010, during his doctorate degree work, he began thinking about how different types of pipes could drain water faster or more efficiently, depending on their properties. He’s since finally been able to study the differences in efficiency between three styles of four-inch diameter pipes: a knitted sock envelope on a regular-perforated pipe, an eight-row perforation sand-slot pipe and a four-row perforation sand-slot pipe. What do his studies reveal? » Read more...
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New Episode: The Farm Babe - Influencer in Ag

Jamie discusses all things agriculture with Michelle Miller, aka The Farm Babe. After living the city life and working at Gucci on Rodeo Drive, Michelle's life took a big turn after meeting her husband and moving to his farm in Iowa.  It was there that she uncovered what she thought she knew about farming was wrong. She soon became one of agriculture's fiercest advocates.
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LICO golf and barbecue

June 18
Location: Ontario
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National LICA summer meeting

July 12-16
Location: Missouri
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