SDSU Extension to host drainage workshop

South Dakota State University Extension will host a two-day “Drainage Design and Water Management Workshop” in Aberdeen at the Ramkota on February 27 and 28.

This hands-on workshop will focus on the planning and design of agricultural tile drainage systems to meet both economical and environmental objectives.

The workshop is meant for anybody from farmers to landowners to consultants who are interested in gaining a better understanding of drainage design and/or water management.

Workshop topics will include:

  • Legal aspects
  • Basics of drainable soils
  • Agronomic perspectives
  • Doing your own tiling
  • Land evaluation tools
  • Conservation drainage


The early registration workshop price is $225. Space is limited and expected to fill up fast. You can register by clicking here.

If/when the Aberdeen workshop fills up, there will be a similar meeting held in Mankato, MN.

For more information, contact Chris Hay, SDSU Extension Water Management Engineer, at 605-688-5610.