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Irrigation in Kansas

Date and Time: July 21, 2019, 1:30 PM CT

Location: Stafford County Museum Library, 100 N Main St, Stafford
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Presented by Jay Antle

Irrigation has made Kansas an agricultural powerhouse, but it has also opened the floodgates for unintended consequences such as lawsuits, soil salinity, water scarcity, and continually larger, more ambitious irrigation plans. From ditches in Garden City, to center-pivot units across the state, to new plans to divert Missouri River water to Goodland, this presentation will encourage Kansans to consider how the past can inform present-day discussions of water usage in the state.

Sponsored by: Stafford County Historical & Genealogical Society

For more information about this event, please contact:
Michael Hathaway
(620) 234-5664
http://museum.staffordcounty.org

 

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