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2021 Drainage Tools Workshop

August 24, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

What does this workshop cover?

  • Drainage Design as a Nutrient Reduction Strategy: Learn how drain spacing and depth affects water quality and crop yield.
  • Drain Spacing Tool: Learn the basics of using the tool to estimate the optimum drain spacing that maximizes economic return on investment.
  • Controlled Drainage Suitability Tool: Learn to identify land in the Midwest USA with a high chance of being suitable for controlled drainage.
  • Subirrigation Suitability Tool: Learn to identify land in the Midwest USA with a high chance of being suitable for subirrigation.
  • Drainage Water Recycling: Learn about the features, site suitability, crop yield benefit, profitability, and water-quality benefit of drainage water recycling.
  • EDWRD Tool (Evaluating Drainage Water Recycling Decisions): Learn the basics of using the tool to size a pond for drainage water recycling.
  • Shallow Drains Tool: Learn to use the tool to make an informed decision about drain depth. The tool estimates the nitrate load reduction of shallow drains compared to deep drains.
  • Reducing Phosphorus Loss with P-filters: Learn about the features, site selection, maintenance, installation, and water-quality benefit of P-filters.
  • P-TRAP Phosphorus Transport Reduction App: Learn the basics of using the P-TRAP app to design a P-filter for reducing phosphorus loss in drainage discharge.
  • Drain Sedimentation Tool: Learn to use the tool to identify soil at risk of drain sedimentation (sediment clogging the drain).
  • Nutrient Loss Calculator: Learn to use the tool to get an idea of nutrient loss from your tile, so you can improve profitability and downstream water quality. Listen to real-world examples of how producers are modifying their farming practices based on the tool’s results.

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August 24, 2021
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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