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Funding fact sheet: Water quality grants available in Ohio

Approximately $500,000 in federal funding will be available. Previous projects supported include drainage water management systems, saturated buffers, two-stage ditches and more.

Editorial: Those in the trenches know drainage best

While nutrient leaching is a serious problem with significant consequences, it’s a mistake to think the drainage industry can’t innovate and improve things.

MSU plans drainage tile field day

The all-day event will feature installation demonstrations for both a saturated buffer and a water control structure, as well as a water-gate valve demo.
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New Episode! A Five-Buckle-Boot Career Serving Drainage Contractors with Kent Rodelius, Ag Market Relationship Manager at Prinsco

The drainage industry is driven by the unsung heroes of agriculture– drainage contractors. Kent Rodelius from Prinsco reflects on his four-decade career serving these hardworking business owners, many of whom have a multi-generational, family culture. He shares stories about the evolution of the industry and his personal philosophy of hard work which he describes as “a five-buckle-boot day.”
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GroundBreakers podcast

Groundbreakers series: Bruce Shewfelt

Bruce Shewfelt has spent most of his career focused on moving water – whether it’s bringing water into areas that are too dry or diverting water away from areas that are too wet. His work both in the public sector and in private consultation have led him around North America, working with some of the best minds in the biz and engaging in knowledge transfer including public speaking, publishing beneficial management practices and more. In this GroundBreakers podcast episode, Shewfelt shares how his career has evolved from its early days, what he’s learned and what he thinks the biggest challenges are in drainage and water management. » Listen now...

Optimize your water table. Optimize your yield.

It’s important to pay attention to drainage when analyzing your farm’s performance. Trimble’s WM-Drain® farm drainage solution, paired with WM-SubsurfaceTM design software, is a toolset that streamlines the survey, analysis, design, installation, and verification steps of surface and subsurface drainage. Complete all your drainage operations with one integrated solution providing significant benefits, such as: improving crop yields by up to 30%, maintaining a more developed root zone for better nutrient absorption, removing excess water from the field and lower plant stress, and reducing field compaction and minimize soil erosion.
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Grow Our People

National LICA summer meeting

July 12-16
Location: Missouri
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Penn State AgProgress Days

Aug. 9-11
Location: Pennsylvania
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Tile drainage field day

Aug. 25
Location: Michigan
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