Farming and the Drought

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About 80% of water in California goes to agriculture. It’s a number that has been spotlighted as the state grapples with how to reduce water usage. Governor Jerry Brown stopped short of imposing water use restrictions on farmers -- farmers say they’ve been dealing with the drought for years. But if the drought persists, how will agriculture in California change?

Credits

Guest:
Daniel Sumner - UC Davis

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Jolie Myers, Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Christian Bordal