Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Agriculture in Arizona is a $12.4 billion industry, with much of that revenue concentrated across a small number of large farmers who turn water it into, among other things, cotton. This article covers the basics of agriculture in Arizona today, and how it relates to water.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
If you’re curious to learn more about where all this water in the desert comes from, check out the latest from intern Marisa Tackett. In this post, she explores the surprisingly roundabout way water ends up in our taps. Those of you who were around in 1991 might remember…
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
A key part of growing food is water. What is the future of our food system given the limited nature of our water? Where will, or should, both our water and food come from?
A large portion of it today comes from the Colorado River and, with help from our intern Marisa, we’re all learning more about it.