California ranchers sell herds amid drought

Shift in normal weather patterns forces city dwellers to conserve water and growers to think about tearing out orchards.

    California is one of the richest agricultural areas in the world, but for the past year, a shift in normal weather patterns has created a severe drought.

    The conditions forcing some ranchers to sell their herds, and growers are thinking about tearing out orchards.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Folsom.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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