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Water Management

Water Management Priority Area Accomplishments for 2011   Annual accomplishment statements for this priority in 2011 are reported herein.   

Water Management Priority Area Accomplishments for 2010   Annual accomplishment statements for this priority area in 2010 are reported herein.  

National Geographic Article links Groundwater Depletion to a Potential Global Food Crises   An article was published on the National Geographic web site that provides estimates of groundwater depletion world wide and for specific regions.   

Summary of Corn research 2006-2010   One page summary of Ogallala Aquifer Program sponsored corn related research for 2060 to 2010  

Summary of Cotton Research 2006 to 2010   One page summary of Ogallala Aquifer Program sponsored cotton related research for 2060 to 2010  

Irrigation Systems

Irrigation Systems Priority Area Accomplishments for 2011   Annual accomplishment statements for this priority in 2011 are reported herein.   

Irrigation Systems Priority Area Accomplishments for 2010   Annual accomplishment statements for this priority area in 2010 are reported herein.   

Irrigation Technology Area Accomplishments for 2009   Annual accomplishment statements of this priority area are reported herein.  

Irrigation Technology Area Accomplishments for 2008   Annual accomplishment statements of this priority area are reported herein.  

Irrigation Technology Area Accomplishments for 2007   Annual accomplishment statements of this priority area are reported herein.  

Economics

Economics Priority Area Accomplishments for 2011   Annual accomplishment statements for this priority in 2011 are reported herein.   

Economic Assessment Priority Area Accomplishments for 2010   Annual accomplishment statements for this priority area in 2010 are reported herein.  

Recent study indicates the economies of several countries including the United States are vulnerable to water stress.    An article on Water Online provides a summary of a recent study assessing the vulnerability of the economies of 159 countries to water stress.   

Impact of ethanol production in western Kansas   A report has been released summarizing results from Ogallala Aquifer Program supported research on the impact of ethanol production in western Kansas.  

Impact of Ethanol Production on the Texas High Plains   An extension report on the impact of ethanol producing plant on the Texas High Plains has been released summarizing results from Ogallala Aquifer Program supported research.   

CAFO and Processing Industry

CAF Priority Area Accomplishments for 2011   Annual accomplishment statements for this priority in 2011 are reported herein.   

CAFO Priority Area Accomplishments for 2010   Annual accomplishment statements for this priority area in 2010 are reported herein.   

CAFO Area Accomplishments for 2009   Annual accomplishment statements of this priority area are reported herein.  

CAFO Area Accomplishments for 2008   Annual accomplishment statements of this priority area are reported herein.  

CAFO Area Accomplishments for 2007   Annual accomplishment statements of this priority area are reported herein.  

Production Systems

Production Systems Priority Area Accomplishments for 2011   Annual accomplishment statements for this priority in 2011 are reported herein.   

Production Systems Priority Area Accomplishments for 2010   Annual accomplishment statements for this priority area in 2010 are reported herein.   

ARS Newsmakers for January 29 2010 features OAP scientist     

Production Systems Area Accomplishments for 2009   Annual accomplishment statements of this priority area are reported herein.  

Production Systems Area Accomplishments for 2008   Annual accomplishment statements of this priority area are reported herein.  

Hydrology/Climatology

Hydrology/Climatology Priority Area Accomplishments for 2011   Annual accomplishment statements for this priority in 2011 are reported herein.   

Hydrology and Climatology Priority Area Accomplishments for 2010   Annual accomplishment statements for this priority area in 2010 are reported herein.   

Ogallala Agro-Climate Tool Available on OAP website as of May 2010   The Ogallala Agro-Climate Tool provides estimates of climate statistics, crop evapotranspiration and irrigation demand over the Ogallala aquifer region.   

Hydrology / Climatology Area Accomplishments for 2009   Annual accomplishment statements of this priority area are reported herein.  

Hydrology / Climatology Area Accomplishments for 2008   Annual accomplishment statements of this priority area are reported herein.  

Education Training

Ogallala Aquifer Program and Scientists Recognized   Ogallala Aquifer Program recognized for its role in water conservation by the Water Conservation Advisory Council and ARS scientists recognized by ARS-USDA and the Soil and Water Conservation Society.   

Technology Transfer Priority Area Accomplishments for 2011   Annual accomplishment statements for this priority in 2011 are reported herein.   

Technology Transfer Priority Area Accomplishments for 2010   Annual accomplishment statements for this priority area in 2010 are reported herein.   

Story in the October 2010 issue of The Cross Section features Ogallala Aquifer Program Scientists   Front page article in the October 2010 issue of The Cross Section, a monthly newsletter form High Plains Underground Water Conservation District No. 1, featured results supported in part by the Ogallala Aquifer Program.   

Ogallala Aquifer Program Scientists Participate in WOWW   Ogallala Aquifer Program participants were presented during Window on a Wider World (WOWW) Science Collaborative Project, a two day event in October, designed to enrich the education experience of fifth graders in the Texas Panhandle.   

Last Modified: 04/22/2012