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During drought, human water use leaves wildlife out to dry. Photo provided by Mitchell Lierman

Platteā€™s future in doubt as drought lingers

MITCHELL LIERMAN October 25, 2022

liermanm2@lopers.unk.edu https://youtu.be/WCXeRlpee_o Video by Mitchell Lierman and Kristen Wetovick The Platte River has underpinned life across south-central Nebraska since before the written...

In drought conditions, corn stalks have shorter ears. Photo provided by Leah Smith

Drought struggles cast shadow on fall harvest

MITCHELL LIERMAN September 28, 2022

liermanm2@lopers.unk.edu September rains reinvigorated the Platte River as irrigators began the transition out of a growing season plagued by drought and high heat. As harvest picks up, water inflows...

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