"Almond trees in Westlands Water District in California's #CentralValley. Since the #drought began in 2012, the district's farmers have added more than 18,000 acres of nut groves that require constant watering, displacing crops like onions and tomatoes that can be fallowed when water is short. The @nytimes staff photographer @damonwinter took this #aerial photograph from a helicopter flying over the #CentralValley earlier this year. To read the full story — about how some of California's wealthiest farmers became a huge political force in the water debate — visit the link in our profile. #nytweekender #🌳🌳🌳" By nytimes on Instagram.
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