Dry Conditions Causing Concern for Valley Growers

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MISSION – A year ago, the capacity levels at Falcon Lake were 48.2% full. Today, the percentage is almost cut in half and it’s causing concern for Rio Grande Valley farmers and growers.

They’re keeping an eye on how dry the watershed is.

When you think of a drought, you probably think of hot summer days, but in the Valley, drought can occur year-round.

“The fronts keep coming in moist, but whatever moisture they have dries up quickly,” said Dale Murden, president at Texas Citrus Mutual.

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