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Technology Playing Role In How Farmers Efficiently Use Water

Phoenix is hosting the American Farm Bureau’s annual convention — it continues today downtown.

Something that’ll be on the minds of many attendees is water, specifically how to use it effectively and efficiently, and how technology may play a role in doing that.

To talk about it, I’m joined by Robyn Lawson — she’s a partner with her Arizona family farm, which is called Tierra Verde Farms. She’s also a field technology specialist with the firm Wilbur Ellis.

Lawson discusses how she started implementing technology that changes the way she uses water, and the amount of water she uses.

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Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.