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As Drought Intensifies, California Farmers Replace Almond Trees With Less Water-Dependent Crops

SNELLING, CALIFORNIA - MAY 27: In an aerial view, a worker with Fowler Brothers Farming uses a wheel loader to move a pile of almond trees during an orchard removal project on May 27, 2021 in Snelling, California. As the drought emergency takes hold in California, some farmers are having to remove crops that require excessive watering due to a shortage of water in the Central Valley. A Central Valley farmer had 600 acres of his almond orchard removed and shredded and now plans to replace the almonds with a crop the requires less water. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
As Drought Intensifies, California Farmers Replace Almond Trees With Less Water-Dependent Crops
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