Resources for “Tile”

  • Tile Project Overview

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  • Characterizing phosphorus dynamics in tile-drained agricultural fields of eastern Wisconsin

    Through collaboration with private landowners, surface and tile drainage was measured and analyzed for dissolved reactive P (DRP) and total P (TP) losses at four field sites in eastern Wisconsin between 2005 and 2009.

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  • Controlling Nutrient Loss in Tile Systems

    Uses Discovery Farms data to examine the differences between surface runoff and tile flow and the factors that impact losses in tile systems.

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  • Tile Drainage in Wisconsin

    Tile Drainage in Wisconsin

    Subsurface drainage is used for agricultural, residential and industrial purposes to remove excess water from poorly drained land. An important feature statewide, drainage enhances Wisconsin agricultural systems, especially in years with high precipitation.

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    Repairing tile blowouts: What you need to know

    This document provides practical information on the (1) causes of tile blowouts, (2) keys to identifying blowouts, and (3) what to do before fixing tile blowouts.

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  • Understanding and locating tile drainage systems

    Understanding and Locating Tile Drainage Systems

    Tile drainage systems throughout Wisconsin and methods to locate the drains in the field.

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    Maintaining Tile Drainage Systems

    Provides information on inspecting and maintaining tile drainage systems and presents issues to consider when modifying existing tiles or installing new drains.

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    Managing Tile-Drained Land to Prevent Nutrient Loss

    Tile-drained agricultural land must be well-managed to reduce the loss of nutrients to surface waters. Nutrient management practices must be carefully followed to minimize the risk of nutrient loss and to maximize fertilizer use efficiency.

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