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February 10, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Drainage on demand
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ADS acquires Ideal Pipe of Canada

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) has acquired Ideal Pipe of Canada in a move intended to strengthen the company's position in the Canadian market. >> Read full article

Searching for ideal combos

Studies are underway to assess fertilizer application practices that may combat nutrient loss from tile drainage systems in Illinois. >> Read full article

Overholt Drainage School sets 2015 dates

The Overholt Drainage School is now accepting registrations for its upcoming agricultural drainage courses. The school is an intensive week-long program designed to provide continuing education for land improvement contractors, soil and water conservation technicians, farmers, engineers, crop consultants, educators and others. >> Read full article

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Drainage on demand

An increase in the use of an innovative drainage system called “drainage water management” is being promoted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Illinois and other states in the region, as it provides significant benefits for both farmers and the environment. Drainage water management (DWM) allows farmers to control the amount of water that’s drained from the top few feet of the field’s surface. A box-like structure is attached to existing drainage pipe near the field outlet, with a number of large thick bars that can be inserted or removed to control water flow. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

National LICA

Feb. 9-14, 2015
Location: Tampa, Fla. >> More Info

World Ag Expo

Feb. 10-12, 2015
Location: Tulare, Calif. >> More Info

Environmental Connection Conference

Feb. 15-18, 2015
Location: Portland, Ore. >> More Info