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wikipedia - 08 Nov 2016 The Ogallala Aquifer is a shallow water table aquifer surrounde...
The Ogallala Aquifer is a shallow water table aquifer surrounded by sand, silt, clay and gravel located beneath the Great Plains in the United States. One of the world's largest aquifers, it underlies an area of approximately 174,000 sq mi (450,000 km2) in portions of eight states (South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas). It was named in 1898 by geologist N. H. Darton from its type locality near the town of Ogallala, Nebraska. The aquifer is
MyHighPlains.com - 13 Feb 2019 Saving Our Water
Water is a natural resource and is mostly supplied in our area, by the Ogallala Aquifer.
Tri-State Livestock News - 01 Feb 2019 Water sustainability starts with stewardship
From cattle and hogs to corn and dry beans, the agricultural diversity of Nebraska is one of its unique characteristics. With a vast number of commodities ...
Forbes - 15 Feb 2019 Here's The Real Reason Why GMOs Are Bad, And Why They May Save Humanity
GMO crops are causing ecological damage in the US. They may be our best hope for feeding the world in 2050.
US - 07 Aug 2018 Farmers are drawing groundwater from the giant Ogallala Aquifer faster than nature replaces it - The Conversation
The Ogalalla Aquifer is a vast underground lake that irrigates farms across the US Great Plains. It took thousands of years to fill, but human use could drain it in ...
HPPR - 06 Feb 2019 An Effort Is Underway To Restore Playa Lakes On The High Plains
There are few elements more important for sustaining life on the High Plains than playa lakes. Yet, these circular lakes are all-too-often misunderstood or.
Inverse - 17 Aug 2018 Why Farmers Are Depleting One of the Largest Aquifers in the World
The current drought plaguing the US has become "severe," according to a recent assessment by the US Drought Monitor, driving farmers to rely on groundwater ...
LubbockOnline.com - 03 Jul 2018 Depletion of Ogallala Aquifer affecting regions migratory birds
From 2013-2015, the Ogallala Aquifer showed a decline of 10.7 million acre-feet, according to the United States Geological Survey, which is affecting the ...
The Denver Post - 10 Aug 2018 Too many straws in the Ogallala drink
Once the Ogallala Aquifer is emptied, it could take 6000 years to recharge naturally and there are “too many straws in too small of a cup.”
AgriLife Today - 29 Jan 2019 Grain sorghum irrigation water-use efficiency dependent on weather conditions
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Science Trends - 29 Jan 2019 Measuring Soil Health In Semi-Arid Environments
Ogallala aquifer, which stretches across eight states in the US, provides supplemental irrigation for agriculture and livestock production in the Southern.
Lawrence Journal-World - 28 Dec 2018 Heading out to measure aquifer levels, crew expects to see some decline from previous year
Like clockwork, during the first week in January, a crew with the Kansas Geological Survey will make its annual trek west to measure groundwater levels in the ...
The New Food Economy - 20 Dec 2018 Kansas farmers are running out of water. Can they pull off an environmental miracle in Charles Koch’s home state?
Can they pull off an environmental miracle to save the Ogallala Aquifer in Charles Koch's home state? His think tank may make it impossible.
Austin American-Statesman - 24 Jan 2019 Could groundwater pumping cause the ground to sink? Its possible, scientists say
For the last several years, scientists have warned of the sinking ground beneath cities along the Gulf Coast.Known as subsidence, it's a strange phenomenon ...
No-Till Farmer - 26 Apr 2018 Ogallala Aquifer Summit a First Step — But What's Next?
Earlier this month, representatives from several states came together as the first Ogallala Aquifer Summit was held in Garden City, Kan. The two-day meeting ...
No-Till Farmer - 27 Sep 2018 Models are Models — It's Time to Act
The latest salvo over the future viability of the Ogallala aquifer was fired earlier this month when the University of Kansas released a report that confirms what's at ...
EverythingLubbock.com - 30 Jun 2018 Depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer affecting region's migratory birds
Graduate research assistant Kristen Heath is tracking the snowy plover as availability of *fresh* water is reduced from lack of saline lakes.
Hays Post - 29 Jan 2019 SCHLAGECK: A reason to believe
After 45 years covering agriculture in Kansas and Missouri, I will “pull the pin” (retire) from Kansas Farm Bureau Jan. 31. I'll put my pen in the desk drawer, close ...
High Plains Journal - 23 Apr 2018 Stakeholders gather for first Ogallala Aquifer Summit | Crops
The large meeting room in Garden City, Kansas, was filled almost to capacity. The people were gathered to represent various interests across eight states.
McCook Daily Gazette - 22 Jan 2019 Local News: 'North of the Platte' book signing (1/22/19)
Former McCook resident Bryan Jones discusses his third book, "North of the Platte, South of the Niobrara: A Little Further into the Nebraska Sand Hills," during a ...