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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.

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.