Controlled Drainage Practices Boost Yields, Stem Nutrient Runoff

posted 9/28/2017

"Mother Nature always likes to have her own way but farmers can now have more say over how much water stays in or out of their fields, thanks to the use of controlled drainage technology."

"University of Missouri Extension studies at the Greenly Research Center near Novelty, Mo., determined that a combination of controlled drainage and subirrigation boosts corn yields by 45% and soybean yields by 20% in claypan soils, reports Kelly Nelson, Extension agronomist, in a university-issued press release."

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