Drought to cost California ag more than $600m in 2016

Drought conditions have eased from severe levels of 2014 and 2015.

The drought continues for California’s agriculture industry in 2016, but with much less severe and less widespread impacts as during the two previous drought years in 2014 and 2015, according to University of California-Davis researchers. 

The researchers reported that winter and spring were wetter in the Sacramento Valley, to the extent that several reservoirs were required to spill water for flood control, but it was unusually dry south of the Delta. Additionally, El Nino weather

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