Why researchers are working to reduce water use on certain crops
Many farmers across our region grow alfalfa - which is dried into hay and fed to beef and dairy cattle. But it requires a lot more water than most crops.
Now, researchers are working on new technologies to reduce the amount farmers use. Still, some say allowing them to grow such a thirsty crop in the arid west is the problem.
The Mountain West News Bureau's Kaleb Rondel reports.