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SDSU Extension to host Drainage Workshops

Posted on January 26, 2012

Water drainage and management is becoming a significant issue in agriculture across eastern South Dakota. To educate farmers and landowners on these complex issues South Dakota State University Extension will be holding two separate, two-day workshops in Sioux Falls with the help of North Dakota State University and the University of Minnesota. Workshop 1 will be held January 31-February 1, and Workshop 2 will be held February 2-3 at the BestWestern in Sioux Falls.

Topics will include:

  • Design fundamentals
  • Design tools
  • Layout considerations
  • Pipe grades
  • Pipe sizing
  • Cut sheets
  • Pump (lift) station design
  • Managed (controlled) drainage design
  • Soils data and tools for drainage design
  • Yield mapping and drainage
  • Wetland delineations
  • Legal considerations

Click here to view the event brochure for more details.

Update: Registration for workshop 1 has been extended to Jan. 29th and registration for workshop 2 has been extended until Jan 30th. Get registered today!

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