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Boxing Up Ag Field Nitrogen

Recently published research highlights the work of scientists who have studied saturated riparian buffers in an effort to reduce nitrate levels from tile-drained fields.
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Making Lemonade from No-Tilled ‘Lemon’ Acreage

Veteran no-tillers John and Alex Young share how strategically adding tile to certain fields has pulled up yields in areas that can be unfarmable in wet years.
Veteran no-tillers John and Alex Young share how strategically adding tile to certain fields has pulled up yields in areas that can be unfarmable in wet years.
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Moisture Levels Tied To Tiles And Lime

Check out these No-Till Farmer message board opinions about the connection between water problems and calcium levels. More drainage tips and ideas are available at www.no-tillfarmer.com.

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Measuring Nutrient Loss in Edge-of-Field Surface and Tile Discharge - Kevin King - NNTC 2016 Presentation - MP3 Download

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In the poorly drained soils of the Eastern Corn Belt, tile drainage is a necessity rather than an option. However, nutrient loss through tile drainage is the focus of water quality issues in the Great Lakes and Gulf of Mexico. Kevin King, a research agricultural engineer with the USDA in Columbus, Ohio, shares research from 38 edge-of-field sites to identify the effects of different agricultural management practices on nutrient loss and provide insight on several options to keep nutrients in the soil and out of water.

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