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2021 Overholt Drainage Workshop

Drainage workshop

Join OSU Extension for a webinar focused on drainage design, installation, and management including updates on on recently passed H.B. 340 – Ohio’s “petition ditch laws” that address the installation and maintenance of drainage works of improvement in Ohio. A panel of professional engineers representing state and federal agencies, drainage contractors, and tile manufacturers will discuss some standard practices, common issues, and troubleshooting associated with drainage design, installation, and repairs.

2021 Overholt Drainage Workshop

Drainage planning, design, installation, and management

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 9AM to 12 Noon

Registration: No cost to attend. Registration required. (Register Here)

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CEU credits available for CCAs and Professional Engineers




How drainage design affects crop yield and economics?

Larry Brown, Professor and Extension Agricultural Engineer, The Ohio State University

Drainage law – recent updates to Ohio Drainage Law

Peggy Kirk Hall, Field Specialist, Agriculture and Resource Law, The Ohio State University

Designing drainage & associated practices - standards and good practices for design

Justin McBride, Ohio Dept. of Ag. 

Installing drainage & associated practices (safety, standards, and good practices for installation)

Bob Clark II, Clark Farm Drainage, inc., New Castle, IN

When drainage goes wrong: Drainage design & installation Panel 

Moderator: Paul Chester, Retired NRCS Engineer

Panelists: Justin McBride and Mark Seger, Ohio Dept. of Ag. 

Greg Wells, Ohio NRCS; Bob Clark II, NLICA 

Steve Gerten, Rick Galehouse, and Dave Schweiterman, OLICA