Eleven Benefits of Drainage
(Information courtesy of the Ohio State University and the U.S.D.A)
- Better soil aeration is the result from good drainage. This permits deeper and more extensive root development and a more favorable environment for beneficial soil microorganisms and earthworms.
- Better soil moisture conditions from good drainage permits more timely operation of tillage, planting, and harvesting equipment. There is less chance of destroying soil tilth due to working soil when it is too wet.
(Content Courtesy of AgProfessional)
Will a tiled field exhibit yield loss in dry conditions?
Tile drainage removes excess water, but does not remove plant available water.
The greatest benefits of tile drainage are realized in wet years, but tile drainage also promotes deep root development in dry years.
Should I still consider installing drain tile, since field conditions are dry?
(Information courtesy of Minnesota Association of Wheat Growers and University of Minnesota Extension Service)
Are my soils too tight (clayey) to tile drain?
Tile drainage has been practiced on many soil textures. Sandier soils can be drained with deeper, widely spaced tile, but tend to need sock filters to prevent soil particles from entering the tile. Soils with a higher clay content can also be drained but require tile to be placed shallower and closer together.
BROOKINGS, S.D. – The annual Extension Drainage Design Workshops will be held in three locations in 2013;
Feb. 12 and 13 in Moorhead, Minn.
Feb. 27 and 28 in Aberdeen, S.D.
March 5 and 6 in Mankato, Minn.
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- Western Canada Farm Progress Show - June 17-19, Regina, SK
- Ag In Motion - July 21-23, Langham, SK, Canada - See us at Booth #174
- Farmfest - Aug 4-6, Redwood County, MN
- Dakotafest - Aug 18-20, Mitchell, SD
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