The 39,000 irrigation wells in Kansas pump long and hard in growing season. If you want a visual for that much water, picture Niagara Falls.
The future of agriculture across the Great Plains hinges on water. Without it, nothing can grow.
To avoid a looming hunger crisis, experts say it's critical to boost the viability of food we already have by improving access and distribution.
Nebraska irrigates more acres of farmland than any other state in the nation. Kansas is also near the top.