Summary of Success: 2011 Presentations
Ogallala Aquifer Program workers met in Lubbock, Texas in
March of 2011 to summarize what they have discovered recently during
the course of their work. These videos run from ten to twenty
minutes and are a good way to learn what is new.
Conservation Districts Issues
Sherry Stephens - High Plains Underground Water Conservation District
26:38 (20.9 MB)
Issues being faced by conservation districts in 2011
Dennis Gitz - USDA-ARS Lubbock, TX,
21:07 (16.0 MB)
Importance of Playas and Influence of Sediments to recharge of the Ogallala Aquifer.
High Plains Water Availability Water ManagementStudy
Natalie Houston, U.S. Geological Survey, Texas Water Science Center,
13:53 (11.1 MB)
Overview of the High Plains Aquifer Groundwater Availability Study.
Bridget Guerrero - Texas AgriLife Extension
12:04 (8.5 MB)
A study on the impacts of ethanol plants in the region and how they affect our economy
Special Plant Genetics Project
Special Plant Genetics Project - Peanuts
Paxton Payton, USDA-ARS Lubbock, TX
19:17 (14.8 MB)
Genomics of abiotic stress responses in peanuts.
Special Plant Genetics Project - Sorghum
Zhanguo Xin, USDA-ARS Lubbock, TX
16:58 (12.2 MB)
Selecting for Transpiration Efficiency in Sorghum
Special Plant Genetics Project - Wheat
Jackie Rudd, Texas AgriLife Research, Amarillo TX
15:49 (12.2 MB)
Designing hard winter wheat varieties to increase profitability and value for Texas producers and processors.
Issues Facing Crop Commodities
Kody Bessent, Texas Wheat Producers Board
24:36 (19.2 MB)
Issues facing wheat production in Texas from a wheat producer prospective.
Sorghum Check-Off Program
Virgil Smail, Sorghum Check-Off Program
11:45 (9.1 MB)
An overview of the Sorghum Check-Off and Issues facing sorghum producers.
Online User Profile Tool
Thomas Marek and Dana Porter, Texas AgriLife Research & Extension, Amarillo, TX and Lubbock, TX
14:08 (9.8 MB)
Online User Profile Tool for Irrigation Management using weather data.