Drought, lack of water from Mexico a serious threat to farmers, municipalities in the Valley

  • March 6, 2013 - Southwest Farm Press
  • A lack of rainfall combined with Mexico’s refusal to release water to the U.S. could cause serious problems for farmers in the Valley this spring. Producers are rethinking their planting schedules after being informed that they may be limited to one irrigation application for commercial crops. As meteorological forecasts predict little rain and Mexico’s treaty-based water debt grows, municipalities can also expect to feel the pinch of a decreased available water supply. READ MORE