Crops’ elixir at risk

Outlet: The Hutchinson News

April 30, 2011

GARDEN CITY – Here, an oasis of cropland spreads for hundreds of miles across the semiarid terrain – sustained by center-pivot irrigation the spews out water from far beneath the surface. In fact, without groundwater, it would be hard for the hundreds of thousands of acres of corn and other moisture-thirsty crops grown today – as well as the economy that surrounds it – to survive…

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