Cotton: Research Investigating Great Plains Production Receives National Grant Apr 7, 2022

    🕔Apr 7, 2022
    A project that focuses on the sustainability and economic performance of cotton in the Central High Plains has been awarded $750,000 as one of 12 national grants from the National […]

    Western Kansas: Irrigation Boosts Land Values by $3.8B Mar 9, 2022

    🕔Mar 9, 2022
    A recent report of the value of water in western Kansas by two Kansas State University agricultural economists has concluded that land values in that part of the state are […]

    Texas Corn: Maximizing Crop Profits Under Limited Water Feb 24, 2022

    🕔Feb 24, 2022
    Researchers have adapted a crop model for use in the Texas High Plains to simulate crop water use and corn yield that can help producers adjust center-pivot irrigation strategies and […]

    Ogallala Aquifer Virtual Summit, Feb. 24-25 Jan 27, 2021

    🕔Jan 27, 2021
    The Ogallala Aquifer Virtual Summit, designed to tackle issues faced by communities that rely on the declining Ogallala Aquifer resource, is set for Feb. 24-25, almost a year after it was […]

    Ogallala Aquifer Has Peaked In Terms Of Grain Production, Researchers Contend Oct 8, 2020

    🕔Oct 8, 2020
    An international team of scientists, including experts from the University of Birmingham, has extended and improved methods used to calculate peak oil production to assess grain production in three US […]

    Texas: Ogallala Aquifer Summit, Amarillo, March 31 – April 1 Mar 4, 2020

    🕔Mar 4, 2020
    “Tackling Tough Questions” is the name of and framework within which participants will work at the 2020 Ogallala Aquifer Summit, set March 31-April 1 at Embassy Suites in Amarillo. Brent […]

    Texas Cotton: Growth-Stage-Based Irrigation May Improve Yields Nov 19, 2019

    🕔Nov 19, 2019
    Cotton is sensitive to water stress at different growth stages, needing water at specific times to produce a high-yielding crop. A Texas A&M AgriLife Research study investigated the best strategies to improve […]

    Great Plains – Dust Bowl Lessons Nov 8, 2019

    🕔Nov 8, 2019
    Drought continues to hit the Great Plains on a cyclical basis yet the region remains a key component of American agriculture, consisting of nearly 10% of national production.  To date, […]

    Kansas: Farmers Used 20% Less Groundwater, Gained More Profits Mar 27, 2019

    🕔Mar 27, 2019
    When a group of farmers in northwest Kansas decided to voluntarily reduce their use of groundwater, no one really knew how that might affect their profitability. Five years later, they […]

    Kansas: Dryland Ag Day, Tribune, Aug. 21 Aug 3, 2018

    🕔Aug 3, 2018
    Against the backdrop of a diminishing Ogallala Aquifer, dryland farming is increasingly moving into sharper focus. A Kansas State University field day planned in Tribune will feature research related to […]


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