New Mexico pecan growers face dry year

Outlet: Southwest Farm Press

April 2, 2013

Southern New Mexico’s climate is arid to semi-arid with abundant sunshine, low humidity and limited annual rainfall and snow, yet water from the Rio Grande Project, a U.S. Bureau of Reclamation irrigation
water transfer venture, has turned the state’s southern region into a lush garden over the years, perfectly suited for agricultural production.

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