SLV farm wants to renew hail cannon permit

Outlet: The Pueblo Chieftain

May 27, 2011

CENTER — A San Luis Valley farm that uses hail cannons to protect its spinach and lettuce crops has drawn criticism from drought-stricken neighbors who fear the practice may limit local precipitation.
Southern Colorado Farms, which has used the program for 15 years on its ground northwest of town, has reapplied for a permit with the Colorado Water Conservation Board…

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