June 6, 2007

Controlled tile drainage to be studied in Red River Valley - Agri News- DrainageNews

He hopes the controlled drainage system he installed on 70 acres last fall will help. The system uses control structures on the drainage pipe to hold water. His controlled drainage system is one of seven farm tile systems involved in a study by the University of Minnesota and Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Pake's farm gives researchers data from a different topography and soil profile and can give clues on how the controlled drainage system performs in the Red River Valley. Controlled drainage could make water available to crops in dry conditions. Drainage studies started with controlled research at the Southern Research and Outreach Center in Waseca. read me

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