NEWS
Stretching the Ogallala - 2
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Aug 21, 2013 06:31 AM CDT

Editors' note: DTN reporters this summer examined 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 into next week.

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OLTON, Texas (DTN) -- Dewey Hukill's ground sits in a bull's-eye -- smack dab in an area of West Texas where irrigation agriculture is threatened.

Moisture to start a crop has been scarce on his farm south of Olton in Lamb County.

The former vice president of the Texas Farm Bureau said he ...

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