California ag faces further loss as drought persists

California ag faces further loss as drought persists

DESPITE nearly normal rainfall and snowpack during the 2015-16 rainy season, California farmers and agribusinesses could face up to $1.5 billion in losses due to persistent drought conditions, according to a new report from CoBank.

The drought's lingering effects will lead to another round of water restrictions for producers for the remainder of the growing year and beyond.

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