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Iowa Drainage Workshop: Design and Upgrades

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September 01, 2020
1005 11th Ave N, Humboldt, IA 50548, United States

Update: This event has been postponed until September 2020.

Various aspects of farmland drainage will be the focus of a day-long workshop being held on March 30 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Humboldt. The program begins at 8:30 a.m. and will adjourn at 4 p.m.

The morning session will focus on drainage design concepts, United States Department of Agriculture wetland compliance, nutrient cycling in soils, and discussions on controlled drainage, bioreactors, saturated buffers and managing drainage water quality with wetlands.

The afternoon session will include discussions on economics of tiling, drainage laws, and drainage district main upgrades. The day will conclude with a presentation and discussion on long-term benefits of tiling.

The registration fee is $40 before March 26, and $50 thereafter. Workshop materials, morning refreshments and lunch are included in the fee. Registration can be made by completing the form in the brochure and by making payment to the ISU Extension and Outreach Humboldt County office. If paying with a credit card, call 515-576-2119 to register.

For more information, download the Humboldt location drainage workshop brochure or call the ISU Extension and Outreach Humboldt County office at 515-332-2201.

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