Managing dwindling water resources presents challenge to west Texas ag

Smith, Ron
March 2010
Southwest Farm Press;3/11/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that water supply is declining in Texas as management of such resource is being led by the Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC). Darren Hudson of Texas Tech University states that farmers must consider if the benefits of policy or management change for water will outweigh the costs. Hudson adds that using less and reducing production or over applying in relation to other input costs are risk factors in water use.


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