How farmers are trying a new kind of flooding to save Calif agriculture

Christian Science Monitor: El Niño’s winter rains couldn’t have come soon enough for George Goshgarian and his family’s orchards. It's not that his crops are failing. Far from it. Instead, he's looking to the future. The storms are providing an opportunity for Mr. Goshgarian and a handful of other growers in California's San Joaquin Valley to test a new approach to stanching the loss of their most precious resource: groundwater. Groundwater is the reservoir of last resort in a drought, after rivers and surface reservoirs......

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