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Drought and Water Issues

Drought Cuts Into California Rice Crop, Hurting Wildlife And Economy

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Because of California's historic drought, the state's rice crop will be 30 percent below normal -- at 375,000 acres.  Experts say the smaller planting will hurt the economy and wildlife that depend on shallow flooded fields.  Capital Public Radio's Lesley McClurg has more.

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