USDA study identifies challenges, trends for agricultural irrigation
Published 10/06/2012, West Central Tribune
WILLMAR — This year’s drought has been a vivid reminder of how important water is in terms of agricultural production. And regardless of its source — rainfall, surface water, melting snowpack or groundwater — water is as essential to crop production as sunlight and carbon dioxide. But the need for water extends far beyond agricultural production purposes.Word count: 1076
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