CRAIG KOHLRUSS/Fresno Bee Staff Photo

Skip Sagouspe walks by bulldozed almond trees in an orchard at Sagoupse Enterprises in western Fresno County Thursday, January 16, 2014. The third generation farmer said he had to pull out 160 older almond trees, or about 10 percent of the family's crop, to try and reduce his demand for irrigation during this time of drastic water shortage.

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