Colo. farmers prepare for ‘disaster’

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Colo. farmers prepare for ‘disaster’

With Colorado’s mountain snowpack low, Fort Collins isn’t sending its excess water to farmers this year. Eldon Ackerman, who owns a farm north of Fort Collins, has decided to let 70 percent of his land sit there, cropless. Ackerman’s family has farmed in Larimer County since 1928.

Colo. farmers prepare for ‘disaster’

With Colorado’s mountain snowpack low, Fort Collins isn’t sending its excess water to farmers this year. Eldon Ackerman, who owns a farm north of Fort Collins, has decided to let 70 percent of his land sit there, cropless. Ackerman’s family has farmed in Larimer County since 1928.
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