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California almond farmers face tough choices

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February 24, 2014
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California farmers are bulldozing orchards in response to a record drought that's led to drastic reductions in irrigation water. In the Central Valley farmers are ripping out thousands of acres of fruit and nut trees leaving behind empty fields. (Feb. 24) Video provided by AP


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