Drought’s Economic Impact on Agriculture

May 19, 2021 | 0 comments

UC Davis researchers forecast the socio-economic effects of the drought on California agriculture for 2014 and beyond. Economists use computer models and the latest estimates of water deliveries, well-pumping capacities and acres fallowed. The researchers exploit new satellite remote-sensing technologies to estimate fallowed acreage as the drought unfolds.

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Collaborators: Josué Medellín-Azuara, Richard Howitt, Jay R. Lund, Duncan MacEwan, Daniel Sumner

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