Farmers along the Colorado River developing new techniques for conserving precious water

KMGHPublished: August 5, 2017
Published: August 5, 2017

Water is like gold to Matt McGuire. McGuire is the general manager of JV farms in Yuma, Ariz., the heart of a region that grows nearly all the lettuce, spinach, celery, broccoli and cauliflower we buy in grocery stores across the U.S. “You probably have a million plus acres being farmed with the Colorado River water,” he told Denver7’s Eric Lupher. “Without that water, this place would not grow anything. It's a desert.”

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