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High Plains agricultural drought focus of study


Last updated 11/20/2021 at 4:34pm

Thirty years ago, farmers in dry eastern New Mexico were growing fields of winter wheat and cotton.

Over time, many have switched to sorghum, which uses less water.

But the Ogallala Aquifer is still on the decline. Megadrought and higher temperatu...

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