Research scientist Chris Hay stands near a water body

ISA Sr. Research Scientist Chris Hay is leading the way on drainage water recycling projects and what they mean for farmer profitability.

What is drainage water recycling?

May 18, 2021 | Katie James

May Research Spotlight

What if you could take your excess tile water, hold on to it and use it later in the growing season when you could use a couple more inches of rain? That's exactly what ISA's Research Center for Farming Innovation is piloting this summer. A Calhoun County and a Webster County farmer is getting started on implementing a drainage water recycling system. Sr. Research Scientist Chris Hay shares more on this month's research spotlight.


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