Dave Hilfterty grows dryland winter wheat and irrigated corn in Perkins County, Nebraska. Dave had a challenge that was perfect for Wetlands Reserve Program assistance. Amongst his five irrigation circles there's a lagoon, which he got tired of trying to farm through.
This episode of Playa Country is part four of a five-part series on the Ogallala Aquifer Initiative. It originally aired on High Plains Public Radio Tuesday, October 22, 2013.