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San Diego Industries Hit Hard by Drought

Carrie Rossenfeld,

Thursday, July 16, 2015

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Medley: Although these precautions have been implemented, the statewide agriculture sector has still been hit especially hard. Federal water cutoffs have pushed one-half-million acres of farmland out of production and destroyed 17,000 jobs in California. Agriculture uses 34 times more water per worker than the average business, according to the National University System Institute of Policy Research.