Tile drainage contains important nutrients necessary for crop development. When it washes away those nutrients are lost. But that doesn’t have to happen. A drainage water recycling system saves both the water and those nourishing elements so both can be reapplied to crops.
The Transforming Drainage project has created some great resources to manage drainage water.
EDGE OF FIELD
Implementing edge-of-field management practices can improve soil health and water quality.
Follow these 9 best practices for managing nutrients and water quality: