Summer drought brings water conservation to the forefront

Outlet: High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal

August 27, 2012

For the farmers and ranchers of the High Plains region, water conservation can mean the difference between profits and losses; a harvestable crop and a failure; a cattle herd and the sale barn. And for
most irrigated farmers the status of one body of water is the defining factor in their bottom lines–the Ogallala Aquifer.