Merced Irrigation District officials said staff members took into consideration the mix of crops, debt expenses, groundwater pumping and the cost to relicense New Exchequer Dam when setting a price point for irrigation water this year. Here, Ranferi Medoza of Merced picks peaches at an Atwater orchard in July. In March of last year, MID said it wouldn’t have any water for farmers.
Merced Irrigation District officials said staff members took into consideration the mix of crops, debt expenses, groundwater pumping and the cost to relicense New Exchequer Dam when setting a price point for irrigation water this year. Here, Ranferi Medoza of Merced picks peaches at an Atwater orchard in July. In March of last year, MID said it wouldn’t have any water for farmers. Andrew Kuhn Merced Sun-Star file
Merced Irrigation District officials said staff members took into consideration the mix of crops, debt expenses, groundwater pumping and the cost to relicense New Exchequer Dam when setting a price point for irrigation water this year. Here, Ranferi Medoza of Merced picks peaches at an Atwater orchard in July. In March of last year, MID said it wouldn’t have any water for farmers. Andrew Kuhn Merced Sun-Star file

Irrigation water on the way for Merced County farmers

March 29, 2016 12:48 PM

More Videos

  • Here's how Merced's kids celebrated MLK Jr. Day

    Band students from Hoover and Rivera middle schools, and several Merced City School District elementary schools, marched during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day event Monday, Jan. 15. Hundreds of community members also participated in the march, including Superintendent RoseMary Parga Duran.