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Water Week: How to farm in a drought

In this aerial image, a road runs though farmland in Tulare County in the Central Valley near Pixley, California.
In this aerial image, a road runs though farmland in Tulare County in the Central Valley near Pixley, California.

Greeley, Colorado, is a farm town closer to the Wyoming border than it is to Denver.

The western U.S. is in the middle of a 22-year-long megadrought, and Greeley is just one of the towns where farmers are facing tough decisions over how to keep us fed when there’s less water to go around.

What innovative solutions have farmers come up with? How is the drought changing the way we think about agriculture?

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Amanda Williams