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The Ogallala Aquifer

  • Aired: 10/17/2016
  • 00:57
  • Rating: NR
How much water does it take to grow an ear of corn? Lots. How much corn does it take to make a gallon of ethanol? Lots and lots. So what’s the problem with growing corn in Kansas? They’re running out of water. Take a look.
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What's the problem with growing corn in Kansas? They're running out of water.
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