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Webinar: Phosphorus removal structures

USDA/Purdue University's Chad Penn discusses phosphorus removal structures, including cost. He's joined by AGREM's Jeremy Meiners, guest moderator.

Saskatchewan's Water Security Agency offers water management workshops

The Water Security Agency (WSA) is offering free workshops called AgH2Onward to introduce farmers and ranchers to the Agricultural Water Management Strategy in Saskatchewan.

University of Wisconsin Discovery Farms director will be 'greatly missed'

The University of Wisconsin Discovery Farms announced that its director, Eric Cooley, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22 at the age of 51.

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A fresh perspective

Reflecting on his recent trip to Des Moines, IA for last summer's International Drainage Symposium, U.K. columnist Rob Burtonshaw shares his excitement about the research, networking and education on display at what he calls "a rare event where drainage is the central topic rather than just an add on." Filled with a renewed sense of focus and fresh business goals, Burtonshaw discusses the importance of getting out, networking and meeting others in the field of drainage. » Read More...
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FEATURED VIDEO: Coming Together to Research & Educate on Controlled Drainage & Soil Health

Check out this video straight from Farmamerica, in Waseca, MN. Prinsco was proud to be one of their partners alongside the NRCS, Ellingson Drainage, Minnesota Ag Resource Center, and Minnesota Corn Growers on a research project that involved installing controlled drainage and control structures on over 120 acres!

Over the years, drainage has evolved from providing economic benefits to playing an important role in soil health and water quality. Only 8-11% of the world's soil is highly productive, and that's why projects like this are important to our farmland. Watch this video to hear from collaborators and learn how this research will provide critical information for the future of soil conservation and water management. » Watch now...