Agricultural Drainage Workshop

Ag Invite

The full-day seminar held on June 26 featured agricultural drainage experts who spoke on critical topics including multi-purpose drainage, drainage law and best practices. Although various presenters touched on all drainage topics, the featured project was Blue Earth County Ditch 57 – Mapleton area agricultural/urban runoff water quality treatment analysis. Funding for this project was provided by the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund as recommended by the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR).

Featured project presentation:
CD 57 – History, Costs and Monitoring Results Summary
(or for the Prezi, click here)

Presentations from the seminar:
Drainage Law – Overview of Changes
Tax Implications
Cover Crops
Le Sueur Watershed_MPCA
Le Sueur Watershed_Freeborn SWCD
Le Sueur Watershed_DNR
Drainage Water Management_UofM Extension
Drainage Water Management_ADMC
Update on Multipurpose Drainage and the Plan to Move Forward