Area farmers report NISP will not hurt region’s ag industry

Outlet: Greeley Tribune

October 29, 2011

To Lynn Fagerberg, it comes as a relief. The Larimer County Agricultural Advisory Board’s report released this past week — which generally stated that the proposed Northern Irrigated Supply Project would not negatively affect the region’s agriculture industry, disputing claims made in another report earlier this year — was a view already shared by the Eaton area producer of onions and other crops. But Fagerberg, who believes that more water storage is necessary for the future of the region’s agriculture industry, said he believes the facts and myths regarding the proposed $500 million storage endeavor must be separated, and he’s glad to hear fellow farmers are taking measures to do so…

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