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March 10, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Drainage calculators from SDSU Extension
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Des Moines water utility to file nitrate pollution suit

A lawsuit with far-reaching implications for agriculture, water pollution and farming practices in America‚Äôs Midwest appears to be headed to federal court. >> Read full article

Springfield Plastics announces preliminary water quality results

Springfield Plastics, Inc., in conjunction with the Agricultural Drainage Management Coalition (ADMC), has released preliminary water quality results for 2014 from their saturated buffer systems. >> Read full article

Nuffield applications now available

The Canadian Nuffield Farming Scholarship Trust is now accepting applications for their 2016 program. >> Read full article

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Drainage calculators from SDSU Extension

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension recently released web-based drainage calculators for tile drainage and sub-irrigation design. The calculators are compatible with a variety of devices allowing for in-field use. "For years farmers and contractors have asked our team to develop calculators they could use in the field because several calculations are needed when designing drainage systems on agricultural land," explained Chris Hay, SDSU extension water management engineer. To meet this demand, Hay and his team took research-based calculations and designed several easy-to-use calculators that address common drainage design calculations. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Ottawa Valley Farm Show

March 10-12, 2015
Location: EY Centre in Ottawa >> More Info

New Jersey LICA

March 13-14, 2015
Location: Clinton Holiday Inn in Clinton, NJ >> More Info

North American Farm & Power Show

March 19-21, 2015
Location: Steele County Fairground in Owatonna, Minn. >> More Info

Pennsylvania LICA

March 26-29, 2015
Location: Crowne Plaza Downtown in Harrisburg, Penn. >> More Info