Area facing drier soils

Outlet: Plainview Herald

April 17, 2011

Producers will encounter drier soil moisture conditions as compared to last year when they prepare to plant their 2011 crop, according to the annual pre-plant soil moisture survey conducted by the High Plains Underground Water Conservation District No. 1. An “abbreviated” pre-plant soil moisture survey was conducted between Jan. 28 and Feb. 22 as a result of reorganization of the district’s agricultural group and hiring/training of two new field technicians in late 2010…

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