Tile Drainage Session – Tuesday, January 9,2018

Exhibit Hall Board Room 

Moderator:  James Adkins, Irrigation Specialist, University of Delaware

1:00 p.m.—1:02 p.m.
Tile Drainage Session Welcome
James Adkins, Irrigation Specialist, University of Delaware 

1:02 p.m.—1:20 p.m.
Legal Considerations for Tile Drainage
Jayme Arthurs, USDA NRCS Delaware 

1:20 p.m.—1:40 p.m.
Basic Soil, Elevation and Outlet Components to a Successful Design
Rich Gorlich, USDA NRCS Delaware 

1:40 p.m.—3:00 p.m.
Experiences with Tile Drainage Design, Installation and Efficacy
Chris Pugh, Hoober, Inc.
A discussion of the design software options, installation equipment and methods by a former installer of 1+ million feet per year.

3:00 p.m.—3:30 p.m
Panel Discussion Question and Answer
Speakers and Experienced Farmers 

3:30 p.m. ADJOURN

Session Summary:

DE Pesticide Certification Credits:  0
MD Pesticide Certification Credits:  0
DE Nutrient Management Credits:  1.25
MD Nutrient Management Credits:  1.0
Certified Crop Advisor Credits:  0