Pinal farmers’ property rights to be diminished by government rule starting Jan 1; meeting held to discuss the issue

By Melissa St. Aude | Casa Grande Dispatch A group of Pinal County farmers is preparing to take legal action against the Arizona Department of Water Resources if a plan to zero out agricultural groundwater credits is implemented. Farmers Against State Takings (FAST) held its first official meeting Wednesday, attracting a roomful of farmers, growers, residents and area lawmakers. Jordan Rose, …