Drought Costs California Farms $600 Million, but Impact Eases
Aside from restrictions on our personal water usage, the current drought here in California had an impact on the agricultural industry as well. How much of an impact? Dale Kasler of The Sacramento Bee reports that the drought is costing farmers $603 million, which is actually much less than a year ago. This is due to having to let a significant amount of farmland go fallow and also having to actively pump groundwater to make up for shortages. Check out the full article below!