Peer reviewed publications


Manning, Dale T., Salvador Lurbé*, Louise H. Comas, Thomas J. Trout, Nora Flynn, and Steven J. Fonte. (2018). Economic viability of deficit irrigation in the Western US. Agricultural Water Management. 196: 114-​123.

Monger, R., J.F. Suter, D.T. Manning, J.P. Schneekloth. 2018. Retiring Land to Save Water: Participation in Colorado’s Republican River Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program. Land Economics 94(1): 36-​51.

Schlegel, A.J., Y. Assefa, L.A. Haag, C.R. Thompson, and L.R. Stone. (2018). Long-​term tillage on yield and water use of grain sorghum and winter wheat. Agron. J. doi:10.2134/agronj2017.02.0104.

Singh, J., T. Lo, D.R. Rudnick, T.J. Dorr, C.A. Burr, R. Werle, T.M. Shaver, and F. Muñoz-​Arriola. (2018). Performance assessment of factory and field calibrations for electromagnetic sensors in a loam soil. Agricultural Water Management, 196:87-98.


Adhikari, P., Gowda, P.H., Marek, G.W., Brauer, D.K., Kisekka, I., Northup, B. and Rocateli, A. (2017). Calibration and Validation of CSM-​CROPGRO-​Cotton Model Using Lysimeter Data in the Texas High Plains. Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education, 162: 61 – 78. doi:10.1111/j.1936-704X.2017.03260.x

Almas, L., B. Guerrero, D. Lust, H. Fatima, R. Tewari, and R. Taylor. (2017). Extending the Economic Life of the Ogallala Aquifer with Water Conservation Policies in the Texas Panhandle. Journal of Water Resource and Protection (JWARP), 9.3(2017):255-270.

Araya, A., I. Kisekka, P.V. Vara Prasad, and P. Gowda. (2017). Evaluating Optimum Limited Irrigation Management Strategies for Corn using Crop Simulation Models. J. Irrig. Drain Eng., 2017, 143(10): 04017041

Araya, A., I. Kisekka, X. Lin, P.V. Vara Prasad, P. H. Gowda, C. Rice, and A. Andales. (2017). Evaluating the Impact of Future Climate Change on Irrigated Maize Production in Kansas. Journal of Climate Risk Management, 17: 139 – 154. 

Araya, A., I. Kisekka, and P. H. Gowda. (2017). Evaluation of water-​limited cropping systems in a semi-​arid climate using DSSAT-​CSM. Agricultural Systems, 150:86-98.

Araya, A., Kisekka, I., Prasad, P. V. V., Holman, J., Foster, A. J., Lollato, R. 2017. Assessing wheat yield, biomass, and water productivity response to growth stage based irrigation water allocation. (2017). Journal of ASABE. Vol. 60(1) ISSN 2151-​0032 DOI 10.13031/trans.11883.

Baxter, L. L., C. P. West, C. P. Brown, and P. E. Green. (2017). Stocker Beef Production on Low-​Water-​Input Systems in Response to Legume Inclusion: I. Forage and Animal Responses. Crop Sci. 57:2294-2302. doi:10.2135/cropsci2017.02.0112

Brazil, L., N. Grigg, C. Kummerow and R. Waskom. (2017). Water and Climate: Charting the Path to a Sustainable Future. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 143(10).

Ghimire, B. R. Ghimire, A.O. Mesbah, and D. VanLeeuwen. (2017). Cover crop residue inputs and quality effects on soil organic matter mineralization. Sustainability, 9(12), 2316; doi:10.3390/su9122316

Hrozencik, R. A., Manning, D. T., Suter, J., Goemans, C. and Bailey, R. (2017), The Heterogeneous Impacts of Groundwater Management Policies in the Republican River Basin of Colorado. Water Resour. Res. . doi:10.1002/2017WR020927

Kisekka, I., A. Schlegel, L. Ma, P.H. Gowda, and P.V.V. Prasad. (2017). Optimizing preplant irrigation for maize under limited water in the High Plains. Agricultural Water Management 187 (2017) 154-​163.

Kisekka, I., T. Oker, G. Nguyen, J. Aguilar and Danny Rogers. (2017). Revisiting Precision Mobile Drip Irrigation under Limited Water. Irrigation Science. pp1-​18. Published online 04 Sept 2017. DOI 10.1007/s00271-017-0555-7

Kisekka, I., DeJonge, K.C. Ma, L., Paz, J., and Douglas-​Manki, K. (2017). Crop Modeling Applications in Agricultural Water Management. Transactions of the ASABE 60(6): 1959-​1964 (doi: 10.13031/trans.12693)

Lin, X., Harrington, J., Ciampitti, I., Gowda, P., Brown, D. and Kisekka, I. (2017). Kansas Trends and Changes in Temperature, Precipitation, Drought, and Frost-​Free Days from the 1890s to 2015. Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education, 162: 18 – 30. doi:10.1111/j.1936-704X.2017.03257.x

Linker, R., and Kisekka, I. (2017). Model-​Based Deficit Irrigation of Maize in Kansas. Transactions of the ASABE 60(6): 2011-​2022 (doi: 10.13031/trans.12341)

Manning, D.T., C. Goemans, G. and A. Maas. (2017). Producer Responses to Surface Water Availability and Implications for Climate Change Adaptation. Land Economics 93 (4): 631-​653.

Moorhead, Jerry E., Gary W. Marek, Prasanna H. Gowda, Thomas H. Marek, Dana O. Porter, Vijay P. Singh, and David K. Brauer. (2017). Exceedance Probability of the Standardized Precipitation-​Evapotranspiration Index in the Texas High Plains. Agricultural Sciences. 8(8): 783-​880.

Pica, Nasim E., Ken Carlson, Jeffrey J. Steiner, Reagan Waskom. (2017). Produced water reuse for irrigation of non-​food biofuel crops: Effects on switchgrass and rapeseed germination, physiology and biomass yield. Industrial Crops and Products 100:65-76

Schlegel, A.J., Y. Assefa, L.A. Haag, C.R. Thompson, J.D. Holman, and L.R. Stone. (2017). Yield and soil water in three dryland wheat and grain sorghum rotations. Agron. J. 109:227-238.

Sharda, V., Handyside, C., Chaves, B., McNider, R. T., and Hoogenboom G. 2017. The Impact of Spatial Soil Variability on Simulation of Regional Maize Yield. Transactions of the ASABE 60(6): 2137-​2148 (doi: 10.13031/trans.12374)

Uddameri, V., Singaraju, S., Karim, A., Gowda, P., Bailey, R. and Schipanski, M. (2017). Understanding Climate-​Hydrologic-​Human Interactions to Guide Groundwater Model Development for Southern High Plains. Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education, 162: 79 – 99. doi:10.1111/j.1936-704X.2017.03261.x

V. Uddameri and D. Reible, (2017). Food‐energy‐water nexus to mitigate sustainability challenges in a groundwater reliant agriculturally dominant environment (GRADE); Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy; DOI: 10.1002/ep.12726

Vestal, M., B. Guerrero, B. Golden, and L. Harkey. (2017). The Impact of Discount Rate and Price on Intertemporal Groundwater Models in Southwest Kansas. Journal of Water Resource and Protection 9, 745-​759.

Ye, Q., Lin, X., Adee, E., Min, D., Assefa Mulisa, Y., O’Brien, D. and Ciampitti, I. A. (2017). Evaluation of climatic variables as yield-​limiting factors for maize in Kansas. Int. J. Climatol, 37: 464 – 475. doi:10.1002/joc.5015


Araya, A. Kisekka, I., Gowda P. H., Prasad, P.V.V. (2016). Evaluation of Water-​Limited Cropping Systems in a Semi-​Arid Climate using DSSAT-​CSM, Agricultural Systems, 150, 86 – 98.

Cruse, R. M., D. L. Devlin, D. Parker and R. M. Waskom. (2016). Irrigation aquifer depletion: the nexus linchpin. J. Environ Stud Sci 6(1): 149-​160.

Almas, L. K., Price, J. A., Workneh, F., & Rush, C. M. (2016). Quantifying economic losses associated with levels of wheat streak mosaic incidence and severity in the Texas High Plains. Crop Protection, 88, 155-​160.

Guerrero, B., S. Amosson, L. Almas, T. Marek, and D. Porter. (2016). Economic Feasibility of Converting Center Pivot Irrigation to Subsurface Drip Irrigation. Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, 2016: 77-​88.

Rudnick, D., Irmak, S., Ferguson, R., Shaver, T., Djaman, K., Slater, G., Bereuter, A., Ward, N., Francis, D., Schmer, M., Wienhold, B., and Van Donk, S. (2016). Economic Return versus Crop Water Productivity of Maize for Various Nitrogen Rates under Full Irrigation, Limited Irrigation, and Rainfed Settings in South Central Nebraska. J. Irrig. Drain Eng., 10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0001023, 04016017.

Uddameri, V., A., Karim, E. A. Hernandez, P.K. Srivastava (2016); Sensitivity of Wells in a Large Groundwater Monitoring Network and its Evaluation using GRACE satellite derived information; in Sensitivity Analysis in Earth Observation Modeling; G. P. Petropoulos and P. K. Srivastava (eds); Elsevier Inc., 235 - 254.

van Donk, S.J. and T.M. Shaver. (2016). Effects of Nitrogen Application Frequency via Subsurface Drip Irrigation on Corn Development and Grain Yield. 2016. Journal of Plant Nutrition. Volume 39, Issue 13. Pgs. 1830-​1839.

Other publications

Castle, Anne, MaryLou Smith, John Stulp, Brad Udall and Reagan Waskom. (2017). Where now with Alternative Transfer Methods in Colorado? Colorado Water institute Special Report 31.

Golden, B. and K. Leibsch. (2017). Monitoring the Impacts of Sheridan County 6 Local Enhanced Management Area. Interim Report for 2013-​2016.

Ogallala Water Coordinated Agriculture Project (OWCAP) team (2017), The Ogallala Aquifer. Colorado Water (34) Issue 6.

Kansas State University’s Office of Educational Innovation and Evaluation (OEIE) and Ogallala Water CAP Project Leadership (2017) Groundwater District Interview & Survey Summary. 

Idowu, J. Angadi, S., Darapuneni, M., and Ghimire, R. (2017). Reducing Tillage in Arid and Semi-​arid Cropping Systems: An Overview. NMSU Extension Services, Guide A-​152.

Manning, D., A. Hrozencik, C. Goemans, and J. Suter. (2016). An Economic Analysis of Management Strategies to Conserve Groundwater in the Republican River Basin of Colorado.

Rudnick, D.R., S. Irmak, A. Haghverdi, C.A. Burr, T.M. Shaver, and T.J. Dorr. (2016). Soil Water Sensors for Irrigation Management. UNL EC3002. Extension Circular, University of Nebraska-​Lincoln Extension.

Warren, J., A. Stoecker, R. Jones, B. Lane, K. Ramaswamy, and T. Beedy. (Dec. 2016). Crop insurance limitations to adoption of irrigated grain sorghum. CR-​2174. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.

Warren, J., A. Stoecker, R. Jones, K. Ramaswamy, and T. Beedy. (Nov. 2016). Economic viability of grain sorghum and corn as a function of irrigation capacity. CR-​2173. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.

Project newsletters

OWCAP newsletter #4 (Feb 2018)

OWCAP newsletter #3 (Nov 2017)

OWCAP newsletter #2 (Oct 2017)

OWCAP newsletter #1 (June 2017)