Cows graze in California's drought-stricken Central Valley last month. Photo: AFP
Cows graze in California's drought-stricken Central Valley last month. Photo: AFP

US food supply at risk as historic drought sees water to California farms cut

  • Fearful that there may not be enough water for city dwellers or wildlife, authorities in the state have abruptly cut supplies to farms
  • Growers complain a mountain of pointless restrictions have left them unable to fill their usual role of supplying America’s supermarkets

Cows graze in California's drought-stricken Central Valley last month. Photo: AFP
Cows graze in California's drought-stricken Central Valley last month. Photo: AFP
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