Farm drainage booming in Minnesota

Minnesota farmers are putting in drain tile at a breakneck pace, according to the Pioneer Press. Read the article by Dennis Lien and David Orrick. The report notes that in the Bois de Sioux Watershed District, one of the few places in the state where accurate data on the extend of tiling are available, 1558 … Read more Farm drainage booming in Minnesota

Conservation Reserve acres to drop

The Freshwater Society blog publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. 3.9 million acres accepted for Conservation Reserve The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on … Read more Conservation Reserve acres to drop