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Rogue River Valley faces drought

By Julie Sabatier (OPB)
June 1, 2021 10:27 p.m.

Broadcast: Wednesday, June 2

Rogue River, Oregon.

Rogue River, Oregon.

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The parts of the Rogue River Valley in Southern Oregon that aren’t in severe drought are in extreme drought. This has led to a shortage of irrigation water for ranches, farms and orchards in the region. We talk with Bryan Baumgartner, a rancher and board president of the Rogue River Valley Irrigation District.

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