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Western Journalism and Media Fellowships

America’s Biggest Water Users – Farmers – Learn to Use Less of It

Photo of irrigation at a farm
Zack Colman
Christian Science Monitor
March 3, 2017
Zack Colman, Western Enterprise Journalism Fellow

In the Southwest and beyond, irrigation technology and other steps such as planting 'cover crops' to enrich the soil are making a difference. The third article in a series on solving water challenges in the American West.

Reporting for this story was supported by a media fellowship from the Bill Lane Center for the American West.