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December 29, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Environmental restoration
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High nitrate levels plague 60 Iowa cities

More than 60 Iowa cities and towns have battled high nitrate levels in their drinking water over the past five years, evidence of a contamination problem that reaches across the state, according to state environmental data. >> Read full article

Tile drainage benefits crops and environment: report

A Northern New York Agricultural Development Program project report is encouraging farmers to consider the benefits of tile drainage to both crop production and environmental stewardship. >> Read full article

History of the French drain

Have you ever wondered why it’s called a “French drain?” You can thank a farmer from New England for lending his name to this common land drainage tool. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
Feature News

Environmental restoration

In 2005, Murray and Wilma Scott approached the Maitland Valley Conservation Authority with a common drainage issue. With hard work, they resolved the issue for good and were awarded the Ontario Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence for their efforts.

Ten years on, the Scott farm continues to demonstrate to drainage contractors, farmers and community leaders alike the benefits of using a systems approach when it comes to drainage. >> Learn More…

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January 4-6, 2016
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Minnesota LICA

January 6-8, 2016
Location: Best Western, New Ulm, MN >> More Info


January 10-12, 2016
Location: Airport Holiday Inn, Des Moines, IA >> More Info