Information on Tiling Farmer's Fields

Asked July 23, 2014, 11:34 AM EDT

A client would like some information on tiling his field. Will be growing soybeans.

Macomb County Michigan soybeans farm management

1 Response

Thank you for your question on farm tiling. The links below provide information from Michigan State University as well as other land grant universities in the midwest concern farm tiling.

If you have further questions after reviewing the material contained in the links below, I would recommend you contact Dr. Tim Harrigan, Professor in the BioSystems and Ag Engineering Department at MSU. Tim's contact information is at the end of this message.

Sincerely,

Dr. Hal Hudson, Extension Horticulture Educator, Vegetable Production

http://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/water/publications/pdfs/faqs_of_tile_drainageprint_61313.pdf

http://www.maeap.org/uploads/files/Livestock/Keeping-Land-Applied-Manure-in-the-Root-Zone_Tile-Drained-Fields.pdf

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/tile_drainage_maintenance

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/field_day_features_farm_drainage_from_design_and_installation_to_nutrient_m

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/standing_water_from_heavy_rains_consider_investing_in_tile_drainage

http://animalagteam.msu.edu/uploads/files/20/tile%20line%20smoke%20in%20july%20show%20guide.pdf

http://www.extension.iastate.edu/agdm/wholefarm/html/c2-90.html

http://urbanext.illinois.edu/agupdate/0311_article1.html

http://www.epa.gov/oecaagct/ag101/cropdrainage.html

http://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/water/planning-a-subsurface-drainage-system/

Harrigan, Timothy M

FARRALL HALL
524 S SHAW LN ROOM 209
EAST LANSING MI 48824 US

517-353-0767

harriga1@msu.edu

Unit: Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering

Title: Associate Professor-Tenure System