Idaho Dairy Industry's Vulnerability to Long-Term Drought

Alycia Bean
This presentation is a summary of some key findings of water rights and their spatial distribution according to priority date and water use code within the Magic Valley in Idaho. With a look at the alfalfa growth in the region coupled with climate change in an already over allocated region in the semi-arid southern region in Idaho, this research examines the potential vulnerability of Idaho's booming dairy industry to long term drought.

Registration Year

  • 2020

Resource Types

  • Interactive Resource


  • Agricultural Research Service