University Agronomist Don Franzmeier, together with W. Hosteter
and R. Roeske from the Natural Resources Conservation
Service, have developed new recommendations for drainage depth and
spacing in each soil type in Indiana based on years of experience and knowledge
of soil properties (AY-300, Drainage Recommendations for Indiana Soils).
This bulletin gives drainage recommendations for specific soils in
Recommendations for Indiana Soils (pdf format,
By D.P Franzmeier, W.D. Hosteter, and R.E. Roeske
This bulletin gives drainage recommendations for specific
Professor Franzmeier, together with E. Kladivko and B. Jenkinson, developed a related publication explaining the basic characteristics of wet soils, how they function in their natural state, and how they might react to drainage for agricultural production (AY-301, Wet Soils of Indiana).
AY-301, Wet Soils of Indiana (pdf format, 5.6 MB)
By D.P. Franzmeier, E.J. Kladivko, and B.J. Jenkinson
These publications are available in pdf format
below, or are available at the