Drought coverage

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Journal/Sam Green
Irrigation water sprays on a field of pinto beans northwest of Cortez. Farmers are worried that McPhee Reservior will be drained down too much this year without more moisture. Enlargephoto

Journal/Sam Green Irrigation water sprays on a field of pinto beans northwest of Cortez. Farmers are worried that McPhee Reservior will be drained down too much this year without more moisture.

DROUGHT 2012 has not been kind to local agriculture producers. With a hot, dry and windy spring coupled with a mediocre snowpack over the winter, water supplies are low. In this drought content package, the Journal looks at how local agriculture producers are dealing with the dry summer.