Record-setting flood year in South Dakota raises interest in tiling fields

Grand Forks Herald
Monday, 10 December 2018
By Grand Forks Herald
With record-setting rain totals in several areas, South Dakota farmers have started looking to a familiar solution to avoid flooding in the future - drain tile.

Interest in drain tile has risen, according to one of the leading tile installation companies in South Dakota. But the number of actual drainage projects hasn’t yet increased for local farmers despite coming off the busiest flood season in nearly a decade. Current low crop prices could be a factor in why farmers are postponing investing in projects like drain tiling. | READ MORE

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