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Arizona’s alfalfa is essential, water crisis solution that leads to food supply issue is no fix

drought, alfalfa, Colorado River, Arizona Farm Bureau

Concerns over the Colorado River have led the everyday Arizonan to think about water in ways they haven’t before. As a result, much has been made as of late about growing “thirsty crops” in Arizona’s desert climate. It doesn’t take long to find an opinion or editorial about how farming alfalfa is the embodiment of everything that is wrong with the water system in Arizona, but this rhetoric needs to stop.

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