The Department of Messing Up Farming

Outlet: The economics of water

July 22, 2009

The Pacific Institute has released an updated version of their report on agricultural water conservation.
My response to their report from last year (“farmers are not dumb”) was based on their notion that farmers need only install high-tech irrigation technology (e.g., drip) to save water. I pointed out that farmers are not going to do that unless it’s profitable…

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