California’s ‘Cantaloupe Center’ struggles to reign supreme as drought pummels agriculture across the West

Drought Felt By California Farmers, ​​Who Fear Worst is Yet to Come agriculture?
August 30, 2021

A farm in Firebaugh, Calif., has cut back its melon crop by 20 percent this year in efforts to manage the limited water supply caused by drought. (John Brecher for The Washington Post)