An orange grower outside Fresno has destroyed 400 acres of orange trees because he couldn’t supply water to them.
California is the leading agricultural state in the US. Their fields also supply much of Canada’s winter fresh vegetables.
Farmers are nothing if not adaptive. Some have leased out their land for the installation of solar panels. One farmer has leased out 480 acres of his land. “It was good land for production,” he said. “But reality dictates.”
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