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
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Resource Types

  • Interactive Resource
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Affiliations

  • Agricultural Research Service
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