A man with white skin wearing jeans and a blue-and-white checked shirt pulls on ropes to load a stack of hay bales onto his truck. Trees ring a brown field in the background, under a blue sky with thin white clouds.
Severe Drought in Sacramento Valley Slams Farmers, Salmon and Migratory Birds
Sacramento Valley growers protected for decades by their water rights are suffering for the first time during this record-breaking drought. Wildlife refuges are struggling, too.
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