Drain your water not your dollars
Most growers on farmland northeast of Winnipeg, Man., expect to lose about 20 percent of their acres in a typical wet year, which can happen six years in a row.
It's an area ripe for a drainage return-on-investment study, according to Mitch Rezansoff, water management specialist with Enns Brothers John Deere in Oak Bluff, Man.
He cautions that, like any major investment, it's not wise to spend a lot of money on drainage machinery and software until you have a plan. To read the full article, click here.
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