Fighting Drought: Irrigation Improvements Make Believers out of Nevada Dairy Owners

Outlet: USDA

October 20, 2014

Turn on any news station or open a newspaper in Nevada, & you’ll see the effects of the severe drought, now in its third year in the Silver State. It is leaving farmers & ranchers devastated. Luckily, before the drought’s onslaught, the Moreda Dairy in Yerington, took advantage of a conservation program offered by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service to improve their farm’s irrigation system, & its owners say they’re thankful they did.

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