NEWS
Stretching the Ogallala - 1
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:42 AM CDT

With falling water tables throughout the Texas Panhandle, farmers look to technology and better crop management to survive.

Editors' note: DTN reporters took time this summer to examine how farmers and states are managing groundwater resources from the Ogallala aquifer. The series reports on challenges in Texas, Kansas and Nebraska, as well as how the irrigation business is expanding. The series runs through next week.

PLAINVIEW, Texas (DTN) -- Texas Panhandle farmers watched the radar, anticipating and waiting for nature's grace to fall from the sky.

A weather front worked its way from northeast to southwest during the third week ...

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