Science of Drainage
Description of agricultural drainage and its benefits, issues and practices to reduce environmental impacts. Part of the Agricultural Drainage Series.
Status of drainage in Minnesota and the Midwest, benefits of water management and recommended practices.
Tile drainage has increased dramatically in the Red River Valley since the 1990s. This publication addresses common questions. (648 K PDF)
Purdue University, University of Minnesota, Iowa State University, University of Missouri, University of Illinois, The Ohio State University, and USDA-Agricultural Research Service
How drainage promotes crop growth, affects soil water and the water balance, and influences runoff and soil erosion. Part of the Agricultural Drainage Series.
North Dakota State University Extension Publication
Ohio State University Extension website
North Carolina Extension Publication