/ Modified apr 5, 2019 4:13 p.m.

Challenges Facing Arizona Farmers as Need to Conserve Water Intensifies

A discussion with UA Cooperative Extension's Jeff Silvertooth.

Federal lawmakers may soon vote on a drought contingency plan. Farmers are among the many water users who will have to adapt to a future with less water from the Colorado River. The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension establishes partnerships between the UA and communities related to agriculture and health sciences. It has offices in every county of the state. Associate Dean Jeff Silvertooth explained how agriculture manages in the desert given the proposed drought contingency plan.

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