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Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Mon Mar 25, 2013 01:37 PM CDT

During a phone interview for this week's spring weather forecast series, Nebraska state climatologist Al Dutcher shared some concerns about irrigation supplies for the 2013 season. These details will not make it into the series—or if they do, there will be strict editing for copy limits. But this is good information nonetheless.

In Al's view—"It's difficult for people to understand that (irrigation supplies) have two battles--short term and long term. Where we may wind up having problems is if central Rockies snow pack doesn't improve in the next 30-40 days, leading to poor inflows."

Here are Al's thoughts on irrigation ...

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