Irrigating with tile
FARGO, N.D. -- In a dry year, some farmers in the region are designing sub-surface tile drainage systems to use as sub-surface irrigation, and some soon will be able to control and monitor their pumps from smart phones and other computers.
Control-drainage is becoming a bigger issue, says Max Fuxa, sales manager for the Ellingson Drainage location in Harwood, N.D. Some farmers are using systems to irrigate crops.
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