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Wetlander's Pick of the PostsJobs per drop irrigating California crops

By Josué Medellín-Azuara, Jay Lund and Richard Howitt – California WaterBlog – April 28, 2015
Some of the most popular drought stories lately have been on the amount of what water needed to produce food from California, as a consumer sees it — a single almond, a head of lettuce or a glass of wine. The stories are often illustrated with pictures of common fruits, nuts and vegetables in one column and icons of gallon water jugs representing their water usage in the other. But there are more than two columns to this story. The amount of water applied to crops also translates into dollars and jobs — the main reasons for agriculture’s existence in California. For full blog post, click here.

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