Missouri and Kansas hold primary elections on Tuesday, August 3rd.
The news story follows a former
“Decades of irrigation have forced farmers to drill ever deeper, and to take on steeper pumping costs to coax up enough water for their parched soil. Today parts ofBut the title of the article is reflected in the comments of the president of Southwest Kansas (natural gas) royalty Owners Association; about the aquifer, he asks,
are within 25 years of using up water below.” Kansas
”What are we saving it for? For future generations so they can’t use it either?”
The obvious question is, what future generations? A graphic with the article noted that “57 western counties combined for 450,995 persons, compared with 451,086 in
What growth has occurred in the west is largely due to the meat packing plants in Liberal, Garden City and