MANHATTAN —  Kansas Farm Bureau President Joe Newland issued the following statement on the Rattlesnake Creek Basin agreement announced Wednesday:

“We commend the bipartisan approach Gov. Laura Kelly and Sen. Jerry Moran have taken to find a durable resolution to the water situation within the Rattlesnake Creek watershed. Kansas Farm Bureau, working directly alongside impacted farmers and ranchers within the watershed, looks forward to working together to ensure the economic driver that is Kansas agriculture continues to prosper for decades to come under our priority-based water allocation system supplemented by augmentation.”