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Agricultural water use declining in California

By   /   Friday, June 7th, 2019  /   Comments Off on Agricultural water use declining in California

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Agricultural water use is falling, while the economic value of farm production is growing, according to the Public Policy Institute of California. More than nine million acres of farmland in California are irrigated, representing roughly 80 percent of all water used for businesses and homes. Higher-revenue perennial crops — nuts, grapes, and other fruit —…

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