King Cotton booms in California. But what about the water issue?

Outlet: Los Angeles Times

December 20, 2010

Rising commodity prices have kicked off a cotton boom in central California. And though California’s current production numbers are a pittance compared with the 1990s, when more than 1 million acres of cotton flourished, farmers are ramping up — particularly in the San Joaquin Valley, historically the heart of the state’s cotton industry…

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