Briefly: Upper Colorado River states re-up on ag water conservation program

The Colorado Sun reports that the Upper Colorado River Commission, which represents Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming on Colorado River issues, has decided to participate for another year in a temporary federal program that pays farmers to conserve water by fallowing fields. The idea is to see if agricultural water use can be reduced, aiding the Colorado River without damaging regional farm economies.

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