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If farming died, so would we. I'm not sure how the dollar value of software would hold any relevance at that point.

This is, of course, snark - but a lot of people fail to realize that agriculture is incredibly undervalue, for how important it is to society.

The farming that would die is the very heavily subsidized business of essentially exporting California water. It's not like Californians will starve if we lose our cotton industry or if we don't have alfalfa to export to foreign dairies.

Not at all. We’d just grow vegetables in the Northeast where’s there’s water. We would be screwed with unaffordable nuts and citrus though.

Unfortunately it’s too late for New Jersey and most of the mid-Atlantic.

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