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Drought cost agriculture $2.7 billion, 10,000 jobs

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State Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross speaks in Oxnard. About 560,000 acres of land have been fallowed in California this year due to increased water restrictions, resulting in a $2.7 billion impact to the agriculture industry and an estimated 10,000 full-time jobs that weren’t created, according to California Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross. Ross made her remarks…


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