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Newsletter #12 - May 2020

 Ogallala Water CAP is the focus of the
Nebraska Water Current's Spring 2020 issue


Click on the image below to read “Ogallala Aquifer in Depth,” the most recent issue of the Nebraska Water Current magazine recently published by our Nebraska Water Center colleagues. This issue provides nice range of coverage and highlights related to our team's research and outreach activities.
 

Webinar recording

 
Earlier this month, Dr. Stephen Lauer (KSU) presented “The Weight of Water: Values, Civic Engagement, and Collaborative Groundwater Management on the U.S. High Plains,” an overview of key findings from his sociology PhD research that was supported by our project. Watch the webinar and learn more at our website's topic page: Producers' Conservation Attitudes.
 
 

Follow TAPS competitions online this summer


More than 50 people from 4 states are participating in TAPS (Testing Ag Performance Solutions) this year! TAPS's annual spring field event will be presented through an 8-part video series online throughout June and July. You can follow these corn, sorghum, and wheat competitions--which focus on encouraging, discovering, and better understanding strategies to increase profitability and input use efficiency--all season long!
 
Twitter: @UNL_TAPS
TAPS on YouTube
Subscribe to the excellent TAPS newsletter

What is TAPS, anyway? Find out by clicking the image below to watch this new video segment from KRVN Radio's "Fridays From the Field!"
 

New publications


Acharya, R.N., R. Ghimire, A. GC, and D. Blaney (2019). Effect of cover crop on profitability and Risk in the Southern High Plains. Sustainability, 11(24): 7119

Reyes, J., E. Elias, E. Haacker, A. Kremen, L. Parker, and C. Rottler (2020). Assessing agricultural risk management using historic crop insurance loss data over the Ogallala aquifer. Volume 232: Agricultural Water Management 

Rouhi Rad, M., E.M.K. Haacker, V. Sharda, S. Nozari, Z. Xiang, A. Araya, V. Uddameri, J.F. Suter, P. Gowda (2020) MOD$$AT: A hydro-economic modeling framework for aquifer management in irrigated agricultural regions. Volume 238: Agricultural Water Management
 
Click here to see more publications from our team.

Tour our team's growing body of work

 



 
 
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Copyright © 2020 Ogallala Water Coordinated Agriculture Project, All rights reserved.

Ogallala Water's research & outreach activities aim to to support farmer decision making and productivity in the Ogallala region - today and for future generations.

Information presented in this newsletter is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute for Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number 2016-68007-25066, "Sustaining agriculture through adaptive management to preserve the Ogallala aquifer under a changing climate."

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