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March 8, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: Waterlogging and drainage
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Drainage concerns to be addressed at meeting

The Williams Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a meeting this week on drainage concerns and new manure application rules in Bryan, OH. >> Read full article

Resources available to help with drainage issues

The topic of drainage and drain permitting is so important, and so broad, that it is worth revisiting from time to time. With spring around the corner, farmers will soon be out in their fields and assessing land to clean old drains or establish new drainage. >> Read full article

Drainage a challenge in NW Ohio

Drainage has always been a challenge for northwestern Ohio. The area could not sustain communities and farming until technology allowed the development of drainage systems in the latter part of the 1800s. Today, adequate drainage is still the most limiting factor of yields. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
Waterlogging and drainage

Waterlogging and drainage

The importance of good water management is sometimes lost in the busy world of farming. As an Australian Nuffield Scholar, travelling to the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, the United States and Canada to gain knowledge on ways to reduce waterlogging, Greg Gibson soon realized the importance of looking at multiple ways to combat this issue.

Gibson’s area of study focused on finding ways to reduce waterlogging in high value cropping programs. Controlling water from rainfall and irrigation is an important part of any modern farming business. Crop stress, either by being too dry or too wet, limits plant growth. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

New Jersey LICA

March 20-21, 2016
Location: Holiday Inn, Clinton, NJ >> More Info

National LICA Summer Meeting

July 18-23, 2016
Location: Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza, Kansas City, Mo. >> More Info