NEWS
Stretching the Ogallala - 4
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Aug 23, 2013 06:36 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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OMAHA (DTN) -- Brian Gould hopes it rains on his farm near Laurel, Neb.

He saw what happens when moisture is limited in the northeastern part of the state. Gould was able to irrigate, but drought affected levels in irrigation and domestic wells across his region last year.

"We didn't have any wells ...

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