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Stretching the Ogallala - 5
Mon Aug 26, 2013 06:56 AM CDT

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.

LEXINGTON, Neb. (DTN) -- Pivot irrigation is king in central Nebraska. Long, spindly arches stretch endlessly out across field after field, a visible reminder of the invisible -- the vast and cherished Ogallala aquifer, buried hundreds of feet below Nebraska's thirsty cornfields.

In Dawson County, however, a less visible irrigation system has been ...

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