In western Kansas, many farmers can’t just look to the skies for water to nourish their crops. They also dig down to the Ogallala (OH-guh-la-la) Aquifer to supplement Mother Nature. In the drought of 2011 though, irrigation was pushed to the limit. Harvest Public Media’s Eric Durban reports the drought has forced farmers to re-evaluate how they use water, and where they’re getting it from.
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