$8 million for water conservation in Ogallala Aquifer

The USDA announced $8 million in funds for the Ogallala Aquifer Initiative to conserve water in the eight states, from South Dakota to Texas, served by the aquifer. Nearly one-fifth of U.S. wheat, corn, cotton and cattle are produced in the 174,000-square-mile region. “Water levels are dropping at an unsustainable rate, making targeted conservation even… » Read More

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