Ogallala Water CAP Team Releases Special Issue Report
Ensuring the availability of fresh water resources in sufficient quantity and quality to support human populations and surrounding ecosystems represents one of the grand challenges of our time.
The NIFA-funded Ogallala Water Coordinated Agriculture Project (OWCAP) team, led by Colorado State University in partnership with the Colorado Water Center, has released a special issue about the Ogallala (High Plains) aquifer region. Articles cover best management practices, policies, producer perspectives, and research. The team’s activities support long-term effective and efficient water use techniques and technologies to support crop and livestock production and sustain the communities of the High Plains region.
The multi-disciplinary OWCAP team includes scientists from University of Nebraska-Lincoln,Kansas State University, Oklahoma State University, New Mexico State University, Texas Tech University, West Texas A&M University, Texas A&M AgriLife, and USDA's Agricultural Research Service.
NIFA supports the research through an Agriculture and Food Research Initiative grant.
Read more about the Ogallala Water Aquifer region.