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Staying up-to-date on drainage water management practices

February 14, 2022  By Bree Rody

Looking to improve your farm’s drainage? Familiar with drainage, but need a refresher? Overseeing or making decisions about drainage and want a more informed understanding yourself?

Check out the Transforming Drainage free video series on drainage water management at the Level II stage. The video series was developed by extension engineers at land-grant universities in the Midwest to provide instruction on drainage management practices, in partnership with the USDA – NRCS.

The videos provide a background on drainage and water quality from Iowa State University’s Matt Helmers, who is also director of the Iowa Nutrient Research Center; a primer on concepts and tools; a guide on planning from University of Missouri’s Kelly Nelson; topics on layout, management and more.

Check out the first video here and let it take you down the rabbit hole of drainage management practices.


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