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Drought Hot Topic at Expo
Greg D. Horstmeier DTN Editor-in-Chief
Thu Feb 13, 2014 10:53 AM CST

TULARE, Calif. (DTN) -- Water, specifically how to deal with less of it, was a key subject at the 47th World Ag Expo here in the San Joaquin Valley. Even California Gov. Jerry Brown focused on the state's epic drought during a brief visit to the show grounds.

The state and particularly the heavily agricultural San Joaquin Valley are in one of the worst droughts on record. While the dry conditions have been several years in the making, things became more critical this winter. A state Department of Water Resources survey found the water content of California's mountain snowpack at ...

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