Cha Lee Xiong farms on 20 acres he owns near Sanger. His well went dry, so he has let most of his land go fallow. He borrows water from his neighbor’s well to plant vegetables on eight acres but is limited to watering at certain times, so his yield is less that half. Xiong is part of The Bee’s exclusive photo gallery, “Faces of the Drought,” at www.fresnobee.com/water
Cha Lee Xiong farms on 20 acres he owns near Sanger. His well went dry, so he has let most of his land go fallow. He borrows water from his neighbor’s well to plant vegetables on eight acres but is limited to watering at certain times, so his yield is less that half. Xiong is part of The Bee’s exclusive photo gallery, “Faces of the Drought,” at www.fresnobee.com/water CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com
Cha Lee Xiong farms on 20 acres he owns near Sanger. His well went dry, so he has let most of his land go fallow. He borrows water from his neighbor’s well to plant vegetables on eight acres but is limited to watering at certain times, so his yield is less that half. Xiong is part of The Bee’s exclusive photo gallery, “Faces of the Drought,” at www.fresnobee.com/water CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com

Fresno State study says drought causes $3.3 billion in farm losses

August 27, 2015 11:17 AM