Nebraska irrigates more farmland than any state and a lot of that water is pumped from underground. A new program may help both farmers and endangered species.
In central Nebraska, the Platte River was at or near flood stage for close to two months, submerging crop fields near the river and damaging bridges and fences.
Things were different fifty-years-ago when fruit and vegetable production was a larger part of Midwest farming. Now it’s all about corn and soybeans.
For the first time in state history, California has instated mandatory water regulations.
While big swathes of the Great Plains have partially recovered from the extreme 2012 drought, some sections are still desperately dry.
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Colorado farmers that depend on water are scrambling to repair flood-damaged irrigation networks in time for the crucial spring planting season.
Some parts of California haven't seen rain since July 1. This week, farmers were told they will not receive water from government reservoirs.
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.