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Why Choose the Geologic Computer System (GCS)?

Why Choose the Geologic Computer System (GCS)? At Richland Micro-Drainage we only offer what we believe are the highest quality products at the best prices. We have done our research and chose to work with these companies because we want you to have exactly what you need to make the most of your time and…

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What is “No-till farming”

What is “No-till farming“ What is “No-till farming“: It sounds boring doesn’t it? The term basically describes ways to grow crops each year without disturbing the soil through tillage or plowing. A plow flips over the top layer of soil incorporating nearly all residue into the soil.  No-till relies on natural processes to break down…

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The Pros and Cons of No-Till Farming

The Pros and Cons of No-Till Farming So you are thinking of making a change but want to weigh your options? Well here is the bottom line. Advantages Reducing fuel, labor, and equipment costs are the biggest benefits of not doing any tillage. The price of diesel alone is something to consider.  That’s also fewer…

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Why Is The pH of Your Soil Important?

Why Is The pH of Your Soil Important? The material that erodes to make soil originally determines pH. If it contained more acidic materials, such as granite, the soil created from them will turn out more acidic. It works the same way for alkaline materials such as limestone, if this is a dominant feature in…

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Drainage and Irrigation of Your Fields

Drainage and Irrigation of Your Fields In order to yield the best crops, you need to have proper irrigation and drainage. Irrigation is the process whereby water is applied artificially to the soil in order to supplement insufficient rainfall. While drainage is the process involved in the removal of excess water in the soil.  Irrigation helps to grow…

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Winter Soil Health

Improving Your Soil Health During Winter With winter creeping in on us it’s time to make sure that your soil is ready for the harsh winter temperatures. Doing so helps to ensure that your field is in good condition when springtime finally arrives. Many people assume that once the temperature of the soil hits 45…

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What to know about Drainage

What You Need to Know About Drainage Looking to start draining your field? Here’s what you’ll need to know before digging. The thing to keep in mind when draining is that water shouldn’t sit on the field. Keep in mind proper drainage will help prevent this from occurring. If you want an easier experience in…

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Why Micro Drainage is Different

Why Micro Drainage is Different Micro Drainage is a different way to drain your fields that you may not be as familiar with. The concept of Micro Drainage is to scope out sustainable drainage systems to see what will be best for your project. This concept is also makes it easier to customize your drainage…

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What to Know Before you start to Dig

What to know before you start to dig Looking to start draining your field? Here’s what you’ll need to know before digging. The thing to keep in mind when draining is that water shouldn’t sit on the field. Keep in mind proper drainage will help prevent this from occurring. If you want an easier experience…

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The History of Micro-Drainage

The History of Micro-Drainage While the agriculture industry has been around for centuries, it is still learning stuff to advance the process along. One of the issues that many farmers have is their land retains too much water causing production to be lower than it could be. Farmers first started fixing this issue by hand…

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