Valley farmers hope for a March miracle

February 27, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
As of last Friday the snow pack in the Sierra measured a meager 30 percent of normal. Combine that with a decreased water allocation from both the Department of Water Resources and the Bureau of Reclamation this year, and Valley farmers have to make some tough choices. Some crops already planted may have to die, so that others can live and help pay the bills.