Hundreds gather to discuss ag water issues; Experts: More people now aware of the problem

Outlet: Greeley Tribune

December 1, 2011

Those who attended the Colorado Ag Water Alliance’s summit Thursday will be the first to admit that no official template for solving the issue at hand was created by the conclusion of that meeting. However, many among the roughly 250 farmers, agriculture officials, experts, lawmakers, environmentalists, and state and municipal leaders who attended the event at the Larimer County Fairgrounds do believe the all-day brainstorming session and sharing of information was another step in the right direction in deciding how to responsibly provide water to the state’s farmers trying to feed a rapidly growing population as the resource becomes more scarce. And they agreed that talks at the meeting, and other evidence, indicate more people — state policy makers and the general public alike — are becoming aware of the problem…

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