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Work on tile drainage installation has been underway on Craig Shaw’s Lacombe-area farm since last year.

Pricey tile worth the money, producers say

Costs of up to $1.20 a foot means tiling makes the most sense in areas with ‘substantial rainfall’

Hidden in the hills west of Bentley, an eight-mile system of black plastic tubing snakes its way underground through the low areas, silently sucking excess moisture out of the saturated valleys that have made working the land a struggle for area farmers like Jason Lenz. But since installing his tile drainage system nearly 30 years […] Read more