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California drought a ‘train wreck’ for Central Valley farms

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Water experts say many farmers who depend on the huge water source beneath the valley for irrigation will have to resort to pumping water from ever deeper levels at greater costs, even as they plant crops on fewer and fewer acres.

David Perlman San Francisco Chronicle  Feb. 10, 2014

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California drought a ‘train wreck’ for Central Valley farms

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Water experts say many farmers who depend on the huge water source beneath the valley for irrigation will have to resort to pumping water from ever deeper levels at greater costs, even as they plant crops on fewer and fewer acres.

David Perlman San Francisco Chronicle  Feb. 10, 2014