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Pray.com Supports Family Farms Hit by Historic Droughts

September 22, 2021

Farmer David Plescia of Green Valley Community Farm points to where the water level ought to be in an empty reservoir in Sebastopol, California. Photo © Kelsey Joy Murphey
In this aerial photo is an abandoned almond orchard in Newman, Calif., on July 20, 2021. California's deepening drought threatens its $6 billion almond industry, which produces about 80 percent of the world's almonds. As water becomes scarce and expensive, some growers have stopped irrigating their orchards and plan to tear them out years earlier than planned. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)

In this aerial photo is an abandoned almond orchard in Newman, Calif., on July 20, 2021. California’s deepening drought threatens its $6 billion almond industry, which produces about 80 percent of the world’s almonds. As water becomes scarce and expensive, some growers have stopped irrigating their orchards and plan to tear them out years earlier than planned. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)

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