Water availability top issue for central Arizona farmers

Outlet: Western Farm Press

November 6, 2012

Initial findings from an Arizona State University (ASU) and University of Arizona (UA) Cooperative Extension survey of central Arizona farmers suggest problems in water availability for agriculture will continue as a front-and-center issue. More than 50 central Arizona growers, most from the Phoenix and Pinal active water management areas, expressed their water concerns in the ASU-UA survey called, “Perspectives of Central Arizona Farmers on Water, Risk, and Change in Agriculture.”