If you want to grow the Med Diet in the Desert, you need to let a farmer use water.
Of the states involved in the plan (California, Nevada, and Arizona), only Arizona needed express legislative authorization to sign on to the DCP.
Pinal County, Arizona agriculture is an economic engine.
We need water for everything. And, thanks to Arizona farmers, they brought you water.
Oddly enough, a younger generation of farming families may have to check well pumps again when CAP water is cut.
Pinal County is home to more than 900 productive and valuable family farms.
For thousands of years, agriculture has moved this state forward and never more efficiently than today
If you calculate the water it took to grow the food on your plate, you’re typically eating nearly 2,000 gallons of water a day.
Agriculture uses lots of water. But, the ultimate user is you and me.
Much of Arizona water involves availability and costs of putting it on crops and livestock.