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Invitation to participate in a UC agricultural survey

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University of California Cooperative Extension – Placer-Nevada is conducting a survey of commercial agricultural operations in Placer and Nevada Counties to better understand how agricultural irrigation water is used, the types of crops it supports, and the economic and ecological impact of irrigated agriculture. This survey will help provide an objective evaluation of agricultural water use in our counties.

This survey is being sent to raw water customers of the Nevada Irrigation District, the Placer County Water Agency, South Sutter Water District, and other producers in the two-county region.

All responses will remain confidential and anonymous. Please complete the survey only if you are a commercial farming or ranching operation. Answer each question as accurately and completely as possible. The results of this survey will help inform future educational programs, local decision-making, and policy development.

The survey can be completed online by going to the following link:

If you have any questions about the project, please contact: Dan Macon, Livestock & Natural Resources UCCE-Placer/Nevada  or Cindy Fake, Horticulture & Small Farms UCCE-Placer/Nevada

If you would prefer a paper survey, please contact or (530) 889-7385.

Please note: if you lease your property to another individual or business, please work with your tenant to complete this survey.


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