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

UPDATED March 29, 2016 07:19 PM

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