Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are trying to trim the budget, and that means millions of Americans will be trimming theirs. If there’s no compromise on the Farm Bill, Americans could end up paying much more at the supermarket.
Many farmers in Weld County say they stand to lose millions upon millions of dollars worth of crops unless they get irrigation water — and fast.
A water rights dispute is bubbling up in the South Platte River basin. Some farmers say there’s plenty of water underground, but they’re not allowed to tap into it.