Arizona farmer struggles with water shortage, thinks about selling her family’s land

(Audio by Emma VandenEinde/Cronkite News)

CASA GRANDE — Arizona rivers and reservoirs saw record low water levels last year as megadrought and rising temperatures continue. The forecast for 2022 isn’t much better. In this episode of Arizona in Focus, Nancy Caywood, a farmer in Casa Grande, learns how to live with less water and what that means for her future and ours.

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Emma VandenEinde EH-muh VAN-din-ine-dee (she/her/hers)
News Reporter, Phoenix

Emma VandenEinde expects to graduate in May 2022 with a master’s degree in journalism. VandenEinde, who has reported for KJZZ, produced for Arizona PBS and edited ASU Thrive, is working for the Phoenix news bureau.