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News of the Day — 7/24/17

Healthy Soils, Healthy Waters: Examining the Impact of Tile Drainage on South Dakota

We wanted to let you know of a great meeting coming up next Monday, July 31, at the Sioux Falls Downtown Library (200 North Dakota Avenue, Meeting Room A) at 6:30 pm. The Friends of the Big Sioux River will be hosting a talk about the impact of tile drainage in South Dakota. Jeff Zimprich and Al Miron will be featured speakers. This event is free and open to the public. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Use of tile drainage in farming
  • Increased tile drainage in South Dakota
  • Influences on yield and soil erosion
  • Intensified downstream flooding
  • High nitrate loads and contaminated runoff entering streams

For more information, please follow this link:

See you there!

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