Pigg began his new position April 15, and is located in the Texas A&M University soil and crop sciences department at College Station.
A new Council of Agricultural Science and Technology, or CAST, paper examines the causes and consequences of groundwater depletion throughout the U.S. with a focus on how this will affect agriculture — the largest sector of groundwater use.
The paper, “Aquifer Depletion and Potential Impacts on Long-term Irrigated Agricultural Productivity,” was co-authored by Dr. John Tracy, Texas A&M University’s Texas Water Resources Institute director, College Station.
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer several Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, Well Informed well water screenings in April in the North Texas area.
The Texas Water Resources Institute is partnering with AgriLife Extension offices in North Texas and TWON on these screenings.
Samples will be screened for contaminants, including total coliform bacteria, E. coli, nitrate-nitrogen and salinity.