California’s Water: Water for Farms
California is the nation’s largest farm state and a global market leader. Farms have steadily improved productivity per unit of water used, but the latest drought has exposed agriculture’s growing vulnerability to water shortages. This brief describes a number of opportunities to strengthen agricultural water management for the long term.
This publication is part of a briefing kit that summarizes a dozen of the state’s most pressing water management issues.
This series is supported with funding from the following sponsors:
California's Water Market
Reforming California's Groundwater Management
Water Stress and a Changing San Joaquin Valley
Water Use in California
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