Remote sensing offers water hopes as drought lingers

Outlet: Western Farm Press

October 19, 2011

With world population expected to increase from 7 billion to 9 billion people in the next 40 years, farmers globally are expected to produce more food and fiber on less land and water. That’s an extreme challenge in the arid U.S. West and Southwest, where large-scale farms struggle to survive economically amid chronic drought conditions and increasing costs for surface water…

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