Crary Tile Pro - Tile Plows
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — For years, conservationists in Minnesota have been concerned about agricultural drainage of the state's farm lands. Miles upon miles of underground tile have been installed through private lands as a way to remove excess water and improve crop yields.
By: Julie Buntjer, Forum News Service, Published January 07, 2014
Northern Missouri farmer finds tile helps in wet years and drought.
Published on: Nov 20,2013 by Mindy Ward at The Farmer
Frank Raasch's farms have various lengths, depths and widths of drainage tile. Actually, his farm is more like a pattern tile test plot for northern Missouri.
I have been using an older 5' model and got along great. Recently switched to a track tractor and 6' model. I haven't used it yet though.
New York Ag Connection - 06/18/2013
In 2013, the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program (NNYADP) is funding research to evaluate the agricultural benefits and environmental impacts of using tile drainage on farms.
(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.
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