Professor Medellin-Azuara quoted in a recent drought article in the Mercury News.

May 24, 2021 | News, People | 0 comments

Without water, California’s farmers make hard choices: which crops go and which ones stay (Featuring Josue-Medellin-Azuara)

Work from the Water Systems Management Lab along side a quote from the Lab’s PI Dr. Josue Medellin-Azuara was included in article published May 23rd in the Mercury Times. The Article includes a graphic made by PhD student Jose M. Rodriguez-Flores examining cropping trends in the San Joaquin Valley over the last 20 years.


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