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How Colorado River Water Cuts Could Impact Arizona Farmers
Water from the Central Arizona Project spills onto a field in rural Pinal County, Arizona.
Pinal County farmers will be taking the brunt of Colorado River water cutbacks — up to 60%.
There are more than 19,000 farming and ranching operations in Arizona, covering more than 26 million acres. And the industry has a $23 billion impact on the state’s economy.
Stephanie Smallhouse is the state president of the Arizona Farm Bureau and a fifth-generation rancher here.
The Show spoke with her to learn about what this means for farmers.