You can’t talk ag without talking water

Outlet: Cortez Journal

August 6, 2011

My favorite color is green. I was reminded of that as I traveled to Greeley to attend and speak at the annual Colorado Farm Bureau summer conference. We truly do have a beautiful state and it is no wander that everyone would like to live here. I began my trek traveling through the Florida Mesa, Oxford, Ignacio, Allison, and Arboles southeast of Durango and viewed the beautiful green hayfields irrigated by the stored water of the Lemon and Vallecito reservoirs and contrasted by the yellow non-irrigated dry lands that hunger for rain…

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