28-07-2014 01:16 AM | USA

As land sinks, farmers' brainstorm on water

Case Vlot pulls up groundwater through deep wells to keep his corn and alfalfa crops alive. Chase Hurley runs a water company nearby that sells river water to farmers who can't depend on wells. Normally the two would rarely talk to each other.

But that was before the drought, and before the land began to sink beneath their feet.

Now they and every farmer for miles around are talking to each other all the time, brainstorming in ways they've never had to before.
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