Super Ditch issues to be addressed in Corn-Fallow Workshop

Outlet: BC Democraton Line

May 16, 2011

Rocky Ford, Colo. — “You want me to lease my irrigation water rights through the Super Ditch and fallow some of my cropland? Will I lose the fertilizer I put down last fall when I go back to farm the land that has been fallowed for 1, 2 or 3 years? What do I need to do to protect the fallow areas and how much will it cost? How will the fallowing affect my yields when I do farm the fallowed land? How much do I need to receive for my water rights if I do lease them?..