Water Issues/Saudi-Arabian Farming in Arizona
Sept. 29, 2016
One hundred miles west of Phoenix, a Saudi-Arabian owned farming operation grows hay year-round in the desert. It’s an issue examined by Arizona State University students in a documentary called “Camels Don’t Fly, Deserts Don’t Bloom,” which explores the issue of Saudi-Arabian farming near Yuma and the reaction of locals and water officials. We’ll follow that up with a discussion with on the issue.