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Imperative to maintain tile systems

March 1, 2017  By Gloria Hafemeister Wisconsin State Farmer

“Proper management in tile drained landscapes is key to reducing nutrient losses,” says Eric Cooley of the University of Wisconsin Discovery Farms program. “It is less expensive to maintain the tiles and prevent losses and more effective than it is to treat the water at the end of the pipe.”

Cooley recommends an annual inspection of systems, looking for blowouts in the field or blockages at the outlets. | READ MORE

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