Disappearing Groundwater Impacts Kansas

From A VERY THOUGHTFUL TKC READER . . . For those who haven't seen it yet, this NYT report is open to the public and includes Kansas in report on the future of fading water supplies in the Midwest.

Here's part of story and a link to more info . . .

"Groundwater loss is hurting breadbasket states like Kansas, where the major aquifer beneath 2.6 million acres of land can no longer support industrial-scale agriculture. Corn yields have plummeted. If that decline were to spread, it could threaten America’s status as a food superpower."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

America Is Using Up Its Groundwater Like There's No Tomorrow

Unchecked overuse is draining and damaging aquifers nationwide, a data investigation by the New York Times revealed, threatening millions of people and America's status as a food superpower.