Though it hasn't been determined what caused the Pathfinder (Interstate) canal break last Friday, PID hopes to have it repaired within two weeks. The break affected about 102,000 acres of cropland in Nebraska and Wyoming.
Water flow through the tunnels were returned to 97% of capacity this summer, resulting in near normal water deliveries by the three major irrigation districts in the North Platte Valley during the 2021 growing season.
For businesses on main street, regular meetings are a normal part of company culture. Farms and ranches are businesses, and many could benefit from regularly held meetings, especially when multiple family members, multiple generations or employees are involved.
Some farm leases are not written but are verbal or "handshake" agreements. Because nothing is in writing, the parties may have different recollections of their agreement, making lease disputes more difficult to resolve.