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 ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
Related News Stories
Rates Too Low Too Long
Farmland: Trophy or Investment?
Under The Covers
Land Conversion May Be Overstated
View From the Cab
Using Zoning Regs to Ban Fracking
Keystone Action Coming
A Hunger for High-Tech
The Forgotten Dust Bowl
Planting on the Plains