What Every CCA Should Know About Drainage

dc.contributor.author Helmers, Matthew
dc.contributor.author Helmers, Matthew
dc.contributor.department Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
dc.date 2018-02-13T16:34:45.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-29T22:33:50Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-29T22:33:50Z
dc.date.embargo 2013-10-28
dc.date.issued 2009-12-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Within the cornbelt of the U.S. the use of subsurface drainage systems has been important and perhaps essential in the development of the current agricultural production systems. How water is managed relative to subsurface drainage not only impacts crop production but can also impact the quality and quantity of the water leaving the agricultural field. As a result it is important to understand how subsurface drainage implementation, design, and management may impact crop production and water. This paper and presentation will discuss how subsurface drainage works, how drainage design relative to drain sizing and spacing may impact crop production, and how new technologies for managing drainage water may provide both production and water quality benefits. In addition, some of the commonly held myths about subsurface drainage will be discussed.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering
dc.subject.disciplines Water Resource Management
dc.title What Every CCA Should Know About Drainage
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