Farmland Drainage Workshop scheduled for March 11 in Osage

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Farm Bureau of Mitchell County, Iowa Soybean Association, Iowa Soybean Checkoff, various industry partners, and the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service are collaborating to offer a day-long Farmland Drainage Workshop Friday, March 11. The workshop will be held at the V.F.W. located at 3693 Hwy. 218 North, Osage, with registration at 8 a.m., and the workshop beginning at 8:15 a.m.
Topics to be covered include sub-surface drainage design concepts, wetland determinations, Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy, long-term benefits of tiling, economics, nutrient cycling in soils, controlled drainage, bioreactors, saturated buffers, legal issues related to tiling and drainage laws.
To pre-register or for further details, contact or call 641-732-5574.